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The Oscars Don’t Matter, Now Change the Channel

The first Oscar¨ is crane-lifted into place at the entrance of the Kodak Theatre  on Monday, February 18, 2008, as preparations begin for the 80th Academy Awards¨.  Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center¨, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

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Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Welcome to the Oscars, where the nominations are made up and the awards don't matter. I am aware that what I’m about to say isn’t new by any stretch of the imagination, but I feel its necessary nonetheless to say it because I got nothing better to do. The Oscars are the most out of touch award...

Mildred Pierce, She Done Him Wrong, and their Representations of Women in Film

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The New Wave of 3-D Movies

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Michele DeBella, Features Editor

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When did 3-D movies make the leap from being a gimmick to revive tired sequels to the price gouging experience it is now? In my own movie memory, Hollywood created 3-D when they knew a franchise had lost its audience, and the only answer was to produce such a garishly cheesy sequel that fans wouldn’t...

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