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Oscars might be cancelled due to release delays

Oscars might be cancelled due to release delays

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

The 2021 Oscar season was always up in the air following numerous delays in the industry, but recent delays might be the final nail in the coffin. After many rounds of postponements of release dates for a whole slate of movies, we have arrived at the point where most films are set to release close to a...

Tenet hits local theaters after long wait

Tenet hits local theaters after long wait

Ben Wil

October 8, 2020

Promised to be one of the biggest blockbuster releases of the summer, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet now enters theaters under unusual circumstances. Tenet was slated to be a major release near the start of the summer movie season, but like every other movie, was delayed. Many studios opted to release t...

The Social Network turns 10

The Social Network turns 10

Ben Wil

October 1, 2020

Before Mark Zuckerberg was Mark Zuckerberg, he was just your average college asshole, at least according to David Fincher. The telling of The Social Network focuses on a college Zuckerberg’s rise to power while creating one of the more influential and revolutionary websites and companies of the 21st c...

TIFF, VFF kick off award show season

TIFF, VFF kick off award show season

Ben Wil

September 24, 2020

In a normal year, the combination of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and the Venice Film Festival, alongside the slightly smaller New York Film Festival (NYFF) would mark the proper start of movie awards season.  Movies that gain momentum from festival season from limited audiences that carr...

Media gains from the suffering of athletes

Media gains from the suffering of athletes

Ben Wil

September 17, 2020

On the morning of April 23, 2020, 31-year-old Jace Prescott committed suicide. His brother, and Dallas Cowboys quarterback, Dak Prescott, recently opened up about his own struggles with depression and anxiety following the death of his brother. Coward television host Skip Bayless decided to spin Presc...

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