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Topic: Oscars

‘Call Me By Your Name’ has been showing at Avon Cinema on Thayer Street since Jan. 26 and will play until Feb. 1. While aesthetically pleasing, the film fell short in other respects.

Arts & Culture

‘Call Me By Your Name’ artistic, lacks depth

January 29, 2018 1 comment

“Call Me By Your Name,” which was adapted from a 2007 novel, directed by Italian director Luca Guadagnino, promises to pander to audiences with its premise of a gay love story, a theme that has yet to be fully developed in American cinema. But in reality, only the mesmerizing aesthetics […]

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’19: An even more political Oscars, please?

March 6, 2017 0 comments

The Oscars are meant to celebrate the art of film — but, of course, nothing can escape politics.

Wayland ’18: Polarized political binary should not extend to popular culture

Arts & Culture

Wayland ’18: Polarized political binary should not extend to popular culture

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The debacle of Sunday’s Academy Awards best picture award was a fitting conclusion to a category so fraught with tension this Oscars season.

Wayland ’18: ‘Best Animated Short’ warrants your attention

Arts & Culture

Wayland ’18: ‘Best Animated Short’ warrants your attention

February 22, 2017 0 comments

The “Best Animated Short” award merits little attention from the ABC executives responsible for planning the Academy Awards.

Columns

Mitra ’18: After the Oscars whitewash, we should turn to TV

February 15, 2016 1 comment

Another year, another over-the-top Oscars ceremony, another all-white acting nomination field.