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The Oscars use song and dance to mediocre success

The Oscars use song and dance to mediocre success

Cristina Lule

February 26, 2013

During the opening monologue of the 85th annual Academy Awards, host Seth MacFarlane said the theme for the night was music in film. Boy, he wasn’t kidding. The three and a half hour long ceremony was saturated with musical performances both from films and from MacFarlane. We heard the always classy...

Staff Picks: The Oscar edition

Staff

February 19, 2013

Best Feature Film, picked by Anthony Nathan - "Django Unchained" Critiqued for its excessive use of the n-word and the not-so-subtle historical inaccuracies like “Mandingo” fighting and 1980s weaponry, Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” plays with a story we have heard our whole lives and adds ...