94th Academy Awards: Recapping the glory, glam and awkwardness

By Olivia Valkner, Staff Writer The 94th Academy Awards returned in their star-studded glory last night, umbrellaed by a theme of “movie lovers unite,” and hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Shumer and Wanda Sykes. For the third time in Oscar history, Netflix led the nomination count, earning 27 nominations from 5 movies and documentaries. It also took home the gold in CODA, which was named Best Picture of the year. Another Netflix original, The Power of the Dog starring Benedict Cumberbatch, went into the night with a staggering 12 nominations. While it did not win the big-ticket prize, director Jane Campion … Continue reading 94th Academy Awards: Recapping the glory, glam and awkwardness

Oscars announce award nominees

Best Picture Belfast CODA Don’t Look Up Drive My Car Dune King Richard Licorice Pizza Nightmare Alley The Power of the Dog West Side Story Best Actor in a Leading Role Javier Bardem in Being the Ricardos Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of the Dog Andrew Garfield in Tick, Tick… Boom! Will Smith in King Richard Denzel Washington in The Tragedy of Macbeth Best Actress in a Leading Role Jessica Chastain in The Eyes of Tammy Faye Olivia Colman in  The Lost Daughter Penelope Cruz in Parallel Mothers Nicole Kidman in Being the Ricardos Kristen Stewart in Spencer Best Director Kenneth Branagh … Continue reading Oscars announce award nominees