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The Blue & Gray Press | February 24, 2019

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Oscars

Preview of the 2019 Oscar’s Best Picture Nominees

February 7, 2019 |

By SEAN MOORE
Staff Writer
For students who like to keep an eye on pop culture, winter means awards season, and for movie lovers, no award is talked about more than the Academy Award for Best Picture.Read More

How can we make sure Sunday’s Oscar’s blunder never happens again?

March 2, 2017 |

By ANDREW ARENAS 

In what seemed like a surefire victory for Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” one of the biggest upsets in Oscar history occurred. During the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night “La La Land” was named best picture, … Read More

Color, texture make their way onto the Red Carpet

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

The Oscar show may start at 8:30 p.m., but the fashion shows start hours earlier, and even months before the main event. This year, some of the most renowned fashion icons have returned, and others surprised us on the Red Carpet.Read More

Oscars bring the unexpected as stars use spotlight to shine on various issues

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

This year’s Oscars brought glitz, Brits and a bit of the expected with some surprising winners and, most importantly, a strong trend in using the spotlight for the good of others.Read More

The Academy Awards prove to be an exclusive, and discriminatory, club

February 25, 2015 |

By MATTHEW MACALOON

Historically, Hollywood has been regarded as a pioneer for bringing awareness to social movements and issues going on within the world and specifically the U.S.Read More

Oscars 2015: a focus on the everyday, or forgotten, heroes

January 28, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

This year’s batch of best picture Oscar nominees are an interesting compilation of both the dramatic and the comedic. It is an unusual mix with perhaps the most comedic nominees ever, with “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest … Read More

Fashion Blunders on Oscar Red Carpet

February 29, 2012 |

While it’s always fun to witness the tears of joy an Oscar award brings to its recipients every year at the film industry’s biggest award ceremony, the real Oscar excitement happens on the red carpet right before the show even starts, with celebrities’ flamboyant sense of styles in competition for who can turn the most heads. Read More

The Bullet Picks the Oscars

January 25, 2012 |

BEST PICTURE – “THE ARTIST”

If there’s one thing people who like movies love, it’s movies. “The Artist” is a movie about movies. Put two and two together, and the obvious choice for Best Picture is Michel Hazanavicius’ drama about … Read More

The 83rd Academy Awards Were Easily the Worst Ever

March 9, 2011 |

By COLEMAN CLARK

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards was one of the most underwhelming in recent years.

Though the top actors and films of 2010 were up for awards as usual, they took a backseat to hosts James Franco and … Read More

Stephanie Goes to Hollywood: Bullet “It” Girl Spends an Evening With the Stars

February 28, 2008 |

By STEPHANIE BREIJO and SERENA EPSTEIN

Sunday evening. A fateful night for one lionhearted UMW journalist.

Confronted with an endless sea of crimson velvet and sparkling Hollywood starlets, Stephanie Breijo, UMW junior and bosom friend to the famous, took her … Read More