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Missed the Oscars? Here’s what you need to know

By Jessica Albotra and Michael Sist Last night was the 88th Academy Awards, and if you didn’t have a reason to watch Mad Max before you might now. Mad Max swept the Oscars receiving a total of six awards. But it was Leo DiCaprio who stole the hearts of the nation when he received his first Academy Award after being […]

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LIVE BLOG: The 88th Academy Awards

Roll out the red carpet! Tonight is the 88th Academy Awards. Follow The Ryersonian’s live blog as we keep you up to date with the night’s winners. We’ll also have some guest bloggers to discuss the nominated films, actors, directors and everything in between. The show will be hosted by comedian Chris Rock. Check out the complete list of nominees here. Tune in tonight to […]

Opinion: Hollywood is becoming more diverse, but it’s still not enough

Opinion: Hollywood is becoming more diverse, but it’s still not enough

This year’s Academy Awards saw many firsts for the film industry. 12 Years a Slave’s won Best Picture on Mar. 2, making the film’s director, Steve McQueen, the first black man to ever win this award. Alfonso Cuarón became the first Mexican filmmaker to take home the award for best  director for the space thriller Gravity. Lupita Nyong’o won best supporting actress, […]

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DeGeneres’s selfie cracked Twitter but not the millennial market

Ellen DeGeneres’s face gleamed when she announced something unusual at the Oscars Sunday night. “I just got an email, and we crashed Twitter.” The culprit was a group selfie that DeGeneres tweeted during the show, in which the emcee posed with 11 other A-listers including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts and Bradley Cooper. As soon as the photo hit […]

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The top 5 moments from the Oscars

If you missed Sunday’s telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the top moments of the night — from John Travolta fumbles to epic celebrity selfies. 5) John Travolta completely butchers Idina Menzel’s name:  While Frozen‘s “Let It Go” took home the Oscar for Best Original Song, things weren’t as good for John Travolta. He […]

Oscars for Dummies: Your guide to this year’s Best Picture nominees

Oscars for Dummies: Your guide to this year’s Best Picture nominees

Going to an Oscar party but you haven’t seen all of the nine films nominated for Best Picture? We’ve got you covered. We break down each movie’s chances to help you cheat your way through conversations (while pretending you actually know something about Hollywood’s biggest night). American Hustle What it’s about: Two con artists are forced to work with an FBI […]

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