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A very online movie dominated the 2023 Oscars

'EEAAO’s' ultimate victory lap was everything, everywhere, and happened all at once.

On Mar 15, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why this year’s Oscar for Best Original Score is actually the worst

'All Quiet on the Western Front's three-note motif dominated the Oscars—and highlighted the film's problematic reliance on blockbuster spectacle.

On Mar 14, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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An Oscar for Best Fatsuit? ‘The Whale’ attracts backlash for its two Oscar wins

Alongside Brendan Fraser's Best Actor award, 'The Whale' won an Oscar for best makeup—but its fatsuit is highly controversial.

On Mar 13, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People aren’t happy about the Oscars leaving Charlbi Dean out of the In Memoriam segment

She starred in best picture nominee 'Triangle of Sadness.'

On Mar 13, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Activia is getting thanked—and blamed—for Jamie Lee Curtis’ Oscar win

'We just won an Oscar!'

On Mar 12, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Behind the Seams: The big problem with ‘Best Costume’ Oscar winners

The Oscars' costume design category is plagued by very obvious biases. Will 2023 shake things up?

On Mar 9, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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With Oscars on the horizon, a look back at ‘The Whale’

Criticisms about Fraser’s prosthetic fat suit have followed the film since its Venice premiere.

On Mar 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘The Woman King’ is the latest movie to get the Netflix bump

Even with its success at the box office and the critical praise, 'The Woman King' has faced something of an uphill battle.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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What the surprising BAFTA results mean for the Oscars: ‘All Quiet,’ ‘Everything Everywhere,’ and more

Netflix's 'All Quiet on the Western Front' just won seven BAFTAs including Best Film; a conservative choice from the British film industry.

On Feb 20, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix’s Oscar favorite ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ is a pale imitation of the 1930 original

By focusing on gruesome action over emotional storytelling, the new 'All Quiet' misses the point.

On Feb 20, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The Oscars discourse is just getting started

You’re about to experience one of the most annoying seasons on the internet.

On Jan 28, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

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Why you need to watch ‘Le Pupille,’ the new Oscar-nominated short film on Disney+

This charmingly subversive comedy takes place in an Italian orphanage.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Nope’ was snubbed by the 2023 Oscars—and that’s a disgrace

With zero nominations compared to the extensive recognition for 'Avatar' and 'Top Gun,' 'Nope' deserved better.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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2023’s weirdest Oscar campaign is the celebrity social media buzz for Andrea Riseborough in ‘To Leslie’

Celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet are suddenly hyping up this film that hardly anyone watched.

On Jan 17, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘My behavior was unacceptable’: Will Smith posts apology for Chris Rock Oscars slap

'I'm sorry really isn't sufficient.'

On Jul 29, 2022 by Audra Schroeder