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Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 28, 2017

MOONLIGHT Moonlight came out as the Best Picture winner after some awkward confusion on stag e. The film follows the life of a black and closeted gay man growing up in the projects of Miami, befriending a drug dealer as a kid and coping with school bullying and his single mother’s addiction as he g...

Hidden Figures Review

Hidden Figures Review

By Raqshan Kahn

February 2, 2017

Taking place in 1960’s Virginia, where Jim Crow’s racial segregation was a fact of life and workplace sexism was widely accepted, Hidden Figures tells the story of three brilliant African American women working at NASA to put the first man into space. Based on the nonfiction book of the same tit...