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Oscars Recap: “Green Book” wins Best Picture

Viggo Mortensen and Marhershala Ali star as Tony Vallelonga and Don Shirley, respectively, in
February 27, 2019

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Black Panther” and “Green Book” were among the winners at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday. “Bohemian Rhapsody” received the most...

Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards announced

January 24, 2019

Films such as “Roma,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “A Star is Born” and “Black Panther" were among the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards announced Tuesday. Alfonso Cuarón’s...

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

Doug Jones and Sally Hawkins star in
March 7, 2018

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...

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter speaks at Chico State

Luke Davies talks about his screenplay for the movie “Lion” at Ziing Recital Hall Thursday night. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl
February 16, 2018

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...

“La La Land” scores Oscar nominations

Screenshot from the La La Land trailer
January 31, 2017

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"...

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won
March 8, 2016

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...

To boycott the Oscars or not – that is the question

Photo from The Academy's official Facebook page.
February 27, 2016

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...

The Orion’s Oscar predictions

Photo from The Academy's official Facebook page
February 26, 2016

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:...

#OscarsSoWhite

Photo credit: Helen Suh
January 31, 2016

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...

Study Break: Vierra’s 2016 Oscar predictions

The Oscars will be on Feb. 28, 2016. Photo Credit: Google
December 18, 2015

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...

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