Isabelle Juan, Truman State University
Although award shows still have a long way to go in recognizing women within the film industry, here are seven whose careers are currently opening the door for the next generation.
The war drama tells the tale of a United Nations translator that lives through the Bosnian War and endures several hardships throughout.
While more BIPOC actors and producers are being recognized at the 93rd annual Academy Awards, there were many snubs during the nomination season.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
Looking for well-developed LGBTQ+ characters without the same overused tropes? Check out these films for a fulfilling viewing experience.
Angel Lin, University of California, Santa Barbara
The director of ‘Parasite’ directed another tale of a family struggling to survive in a socially-stratified society — except this time, it was a monster movie.
Nanda Illahi, Okayama University
As the first foreign film to win best picture, this South Korean movie is opening doors for the future of international cinema.
Lisa Lilianstrom, Northern Illinois University
The Academy is obviously lacking when it comes to diversity, and that includes actors with disabilities.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
Tarantino’s fairytale version of the Manson murders packs a punch, and then some.
This year’s line-up includes a diverse roster ranging from divorce dramas to psychological thrillers.
Jake Mauriello, SUNY New Paltz
Movies like ‘The Farewell’ and ‘Joker’ might have been released a little earlier than most films vying for Academy recognition, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t make a big splash.
Sarah Diggins, Ithaca College
Embrace your inner film snob.
Daisy Orozco, Cal State University, Northridge
The film captures the horror of substance abuse through the intimacy of father-son relationship.
Ryan Secard, College of Wooster
The Oscars’ new category is Hollywood’s way of exploiting the public’s growing distrust of critics.
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
Their new concept is a frontrunner for the least intelligent idea award.
Katie Lommen, Saint Louis University
The nominees for the 90th Oscars are all highly talented, but they can’t all take home an award. Here’s a list of predictions for the winner circle.
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
Maybe they won’t be named at the Oscars this year, but these brilliant new films are definitely worth your time.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
The awards are just around the corner, so let’s get into which films will make the Best Picture Nominees for the Academy Awards.
Benny Diaz III, Southern New Hampshire University
With the 90th Academy Awards ceremony just around the corner, here are a few Oscar maybes that might have flown under your radar.
Eric McInnis, Arcadia University
Now, instead of having only animators vote for the Best Animated Film, anyone can. If you can’t tell, this is not a good thing.
Ben Zhang, Duke University
If the Oscars are any indication, the hottest Hollywood buzzword is ‘representation,’ and it’s about time.
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