Oscar Nominations Recap

The Oscar nominations for the films of 2016 were announced this past Tuesday, and there’s a lot to talk about in regard to the field of nominees. After a slow start, 2016 quickly turned into a phenomenal year of film. Independent films displayed why that sphere is still home to
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Berkeley: A new haven for cinephiles

When people think of cities with vibrant film cultures, only two places tend to come to mind: Los Angeles and New York. Which, to be fair, is expected. There’s Los Angeles — the home of Disney, Warner Brothers Studios and almost all other major studios. It’s arguably the entertainment capital
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Lost in Confusion

After two years of telling my best friend that I would go on one of his glorious campus tours and then continuously putting it off like any good homedawg would, I finally went the other day. It was filled with bright-eyed juniors and seniors in high school trying to determine
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Cultivating American art

Smoke pranced in curlicues off the end of a cigarette as a Norwegian girl gestured with the hand holding it. “You don’t smoke at all?” she asked with a squint of her eyes, her accent quietly revealing itself. I said I didn’t. She looked up beyond the wooden awning we
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Overheard at the Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres is up onstage introducing the presenters for one of those awards that no one really cares about, except if they were nominated. All the A-listers in the audience start to quietly talk to one another in order to escape the snooze-fest. Over in the “Wolf of Wall Street”
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