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[MOVIE REVIEW] 1917 Shows True Struggles and Challenges Faced in WW1

[MOVIE REVIEW] 1917 Shows True Struggles and Challenges Faced in WW1

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

1917 fights at the heart of the viewer through the great directing, making it one of the best war movies ever.

[ARTS OPINION] Best (Male) Director maintains status quo

[ARTS OPINION] Best (Male) Director maintains status quo

Madeline Fisher, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

All the talk about changing the white male privilege around this award has changed nothing.

[ARTS OPINION] Tired of lack of diversity at Oscars? Watch Spirit Awards instead

[ARTS OPINION] Tired of lack of diversity at Oscars? Watch Spirit Awards instead

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

January 16, 2020

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards came out on Monday, and just like every year they came with a lot of backlash.

[TRENDING] Ep. 2 with Rylan Hefner (The Oscars)

[TRENDING] Ep. 2 with Rylan Hefner (The Oscars)

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline Editor

February 28, 2019

Listen to Sophomores Liv Larsen and Rylan Hefner discuss the 2019 Oscars. 

Oscar nominations: the good, the bad, the ugly

Oscar nominations: the good, the bad, the ugly

Liv Larsen, Podcast Editor

February 1, 2019

Just as they do every other year, this year’s Oscars nominations have received very mixed reviews from fans and critics alike. While diversity has improved in some aspects, for the most part, there is still a long road ahead to both racial and gender equality.

[FILM REVIEW] Lady Bird soars above expectations

[FILM REVIEW] Lady Bird soars above expectations

Liv Larsen, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

It may not have taken the Oscars, but it's worth every minute of viewing.

Despite mix-up, 89th Academy Awards dazzle

Despite mix-up, 89th Academy Awards dazzle

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

February 27, 2017

The 89th academy awards will be remembered for the best picture mix-up at the end. But the ceremony also brought us dazzling displays of art and emotional memories.

Film Club features classic award winners in “Study Break with Oscar” series

Film Club features classic award winners in “Study Break with Oscar” series

Rafa Buettner-Salido, Videographer

February 24, 2016

The series started this February as a way to expose filmgoers to classics they may not know exist. The earlier time is designed to open Film Club to a new viewership.

Oscars Countdown: Selma

Oscars Countdown: Selma

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic

February 21, 2015

Despite a stellar performance by David Oyelowo and amazing work by director Ava DuVernay, Selma was only nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Song.

Oscars are voted for by white men, resulting in a huge lack of diversity

Oscars are voted for by white men, resulting in a huge lack of diversity

Mini-Editorial

February 21, 2015

Hollywood's racial gap is clearly reflected in the lack of diversity in the Academy Award nominees for best actor.

Oscars Countdown: Whiplash

Oscars Countdown: Whiplash

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic

February 15, 2015

Arts Critic Patrick Commers reviews Whiplash and its assesses its performance in the upcoming Oscars.