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‘The Shape of Water’ delivers unique love story between janitor, creature

‘The Shape of Water’ delivers unique love story between janitor, creature

Angel Ortega

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Guillermo del Toro reinvents how monsters in movies are depicted with his signature filmmaking style and methods in his film, “The Shape of Water." There are many good qualities throughout the film with Sally Hawkins’ performance and the romantic narrative between the two main characters. However, ...

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter speaks at Chico State

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter speaks at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Screenwriter Luke Davies came to talk about his script for the movie "Lion" and read his other writing Thursday.Davies presented in the Ziing Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. He read scenes from the book "A Long Way Home", and would then show the corresponding scene from the movie adaptation, "Lion", which h...

“La La Land” scores Oscar nominations

“La La Land” scores Oscar nominations

Julia Maldonado

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The cast must be in La La Land after being nominated for 14 Oscars for the 89th Academy Awards. This ties "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for the most amount of Oscar nominations in history."La La Land" is a romantic musical that sings the tale of barista and struggling actress Mia (Emma Stone) and piani...

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many of you probably tuned in Feb. 28 to the 88th Academy Awards, commonly known as the Oscars. The show was hosted by stand-up comedian and black rights activist Chris Rock, who had no problem speaking out about the race controversy in this year’s nominations. Rock made multiple comments, beginni...

To boycott the Oscars or not – that is the question

To boycott the Oscars or not – that is the question

Jesse De Mercurio

February 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

See video at end of story for student responses. It’s the biggest night of the year for Hollywood. A red carpet is rolled out. Press set up hours ahead of time. Stars we mere mortals can only dream about get decked out in the finest attire money can buy before making their way to the Dolby Theatr...

The Orion’s Oscar predictions

The Orion’s Oscar predictions

George Johnston

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

We're back with our award show predictions for this Sunday's Oscars, and because the trophy doesn’t always go to the most deserving movie or actor, The Orion has broken the nominees into two categories: who will win and who actually should. Best Picture "The Big Short" "Bridge of Spies" "Brookly...

#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

January 31, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Within the 88 years that the Oscars has been around, the number of black actors and actresses nominated for awards is hardly noticeable. These last two years there were no black actors or actresses nominated for any acting award. Two years. Two years with all white nominees for acting categories.Now maybe it&...

Study Break: Vierra’s 2016 Oscar predictions

Study Break: Vierra’s 2016 Oscar predictions

December 18, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Christmas is the time for giving...out nominations. Yes. It's that time of year.Critics are already predicting who will receive that naked golden statue come Oscar night, and I've decided to throw my two cents in. These are my picks for the main categories.Best Picture: "Spotlight"Why It Should Win: "Spotlight" has be...

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