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Oscar Watch: Keaton vs. Redmayne and Birdman vs. Boyhood take shape as Academy Awards battle lines

We’re still more than three weeks away from Oscar night on Feb. 22, but already the waters have been roiled by the latest round of industry prizes. 310 more words

Arts

In Focus: Castello Cavalcanti

by Jackson Casimiro
graphic by Savannah Tate

Wes Anderson is a notable name in directing, especially with his recent Oscar nominations in Best Directing, Best Picture, and Best Original Screenplay for “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” In anticipation of the Academy Awards, I’d like to highlight one of his lesser known short films, “Castello Cavalcanti.” 118 more words

Columns

Oscar Watch: Lego Movie snub highlights gasps for those left out by Academy

They really ought to call them the snubbies. Most of the usual suspects were on the list of Academy Award nominations released Thursday morning, including… 844 more words

Arts

Oscar Watch: Lego Movie snub highlights gasps for those left out by Academy

They really ought to call them the snubbies. Most of the usual suspects were on the list of Academy Award nominations released Thursday morning, including… 844 more words

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March On

by Jackson Casimiro
graphic by Savannah Tate

“The biggest weapon is peaceful.” This philosophy, voiced in the original song “Glory,” is central to the film “Selma.” “Glory,” written by John Legend and Common, has already won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song, and it speaks true to the story of Dr. 402 more words

Sights & Sounds

Oscar Watch: Never mind the Globes, it's the Golden Raspberry Awards

These are heady times in the Oscar campaign. Sunday night brings the Golden Globes, an occasional Oscar bellwether but also the booziest, funniest of the awards shows. 506 more words

Arts

Oscar Watch: Never mind the Globes, it's the Golden Raspberry Awards

These are heady times in the Oscar campaign. Sunday night brings the Golden Globes, an occasional Oscar bellwether but also the booziest, funniest of the awards shows. 506 more words

Arts