The Oscars You Don’t Want to Miss

By SOPHIA HERNANDEZ / Staff Writer As awards season rolls around, the population of Ben and Jerry’s cartons in my freezer triples in size to sustain many nights in front of the TV screen. However, this awards season has also elicited an outcry regarding certain social and political issues that are brought to light both…

FSU Film Alum up For Several Oscars

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM With the Oscar nomination announcement Seminoles have a huge reason to be incredibly proud and its name is Moonlight. Moonlight has garnered an impressive 8 Oscar nominations after already being nominated for six Golden Globes and walking away with Best Picture. This film included six FSU alumni on its team.…

Politics at the Oscars

Ah, the Oscars. A night for beautiful designer dresses, sparkling champagne, a hilarious yet insightful host, trophies for the people and films that were deemed the best of the year and… political stances? When the prestigious award show aired on Feb. 28, no acceptance speech or comedic punchline’s political nuances went over the audience’s head.…

The Oscars Still Polarize the Masses

The Oscars have yet again polarized the masses. For the second year in a row, the entire nominee lists in acting categories are completely white. Resurrecting the #OscarsSoWhite on twitter, fans and celebrities alike are calling out the Academy for snubbing many noteworthy actors and actresses of color. Jada Pinkett Smith, film star and wife…

The Year of The (Bird)man

Unless you have been living under a rock—or are just generally too important to care—you know that the 87th annual Academy Awards aired on Sunday, February 22. As with any award show, there were ups, downs and plenty of cringe worthy awkward moments that ended up trending on Twitter. The wonderful “suited up” Neil Patrick…

Preview the Oscars 2015

Since 1929, the Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, has become a yearly highlight in the entertainment industry and serves to recognize some of the most influential and popular films of the past year. The Oscars have also served as reflections of the societal changes occurring in the industry. As more women and minorities…