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Spielberg is concerned about Netflix movies winning Academy Awards

Steven Spielberg is a multi-billionaire movie director who has made an enormous impact on cinema and is likely one of the most well-recognized names in film history. But, given his prolific status and understanding of the film industry, I find it incredibly disappointing that he recently made his disdain towards Netflix movies known — specifically, that they shouldn’t be considered […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri gets three thumbs up

From a small premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September to headlining wide-release theatres this week in the United Kingdom. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is this year’s breakout, runaway hit looking into awards season, and it was just announced as a nominee for best picture at the Oscars. It cleaned up at the Golden Globes, grabbing the awards […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts and Life ·
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Unsigned: The ethics of the Oscars and their political statements

It seems that all the talk in the last few days has been about the Oscars. Between Nicole Kidman’s clapping and the La La Land/Moonlight mix up, it’s been a massive topic of conversation. It’s a shame that overshadowed some of the real political messages of the night. The Oscars have always been a platform for celebrity voices and causes. […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·