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Oscar Predictions: Best Actor

Winning Best Actor at the Oscars is one of the highest honors for any actor and can make any actor a household name. For Best Actor in a Leading Role, Chadwick Boseman should receive the Oscar.  Boseman passed away at age 43 due to colon cancer in August 2020, shortly after the movie “Ma Rainey’s […]

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Oscar Predictions: Best Picture

After an anticipated wait, the Oscars are back this year to award outstanding movies and their productions. All of the nominations for Best Picture are outstanding films, but in my opinion, “Minari” deserves to win. This movie is a beautiful testimony to family and planting your roots. A Korean- American family moves to a farm […]

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Oscar Predictions: Best Actress

Despite the challenges presented in 2020, several outstanding films were cast and deserve recognition in the 2021 Oscars. Viola Davis, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Frances McDormand and Carey Mulligan were all nominated for Best Actress this year. However, there is one clear actress that deserves to win this promising award: Carey Mulligan. Carey Mulligan deserves […]

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Oscars Predictions: Best Director

As the Oscars are seen as the most prestigious awards in film, winning Best Director is the pinnacle of one’s directorial career, and only a few deserve it. To win Best Director, one’s overall final product and impact must be better than the competition’s, and after directing “Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao has proven that she is […]

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‘A Nightmare Before Christmas’

For junior Calvin Burzynski, December is always filled with the stress of exams, but he survives with the knowledge that he can watch “A Nightmare Before Christmas” while eating cookies and drinking hot chocolate with his mom after his last test. According to the Internet Movie Database, “A Nightmare Before Christmas” is an animated movie […]

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‘Elf’

The holiday season is the perfect time to cuddle up with a blanket and movie and enjoy the warm comforts of family. As Christmas comes around the corner once again, freshman Reese McCellan is excited to watch “Elf” with her family. McCellan explained that curling up on the couch with her family to watch Buddy […]

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‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’

The holiday season is near, along with holiday movies to provide some joy to many people, including junior Cece Andrews. Andrews’ favorite movie to watch during the holiday season is “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” due to how relatable it is and the laughs that it brings each Christmas. “It’s just really funny, and it also […]

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‘Home Alone’

With Christmas fast approaching, junior Isabel Best is excited for her family’s annual tradition of watching her favorite holiday movie “Home Alone” on Christmas Eve.  “Home Alone” tells the story of a young boy left behind when his parents go on a trip to France. While he is home alone, burglars try to rob his […]

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‘Four Christmases’

As snow starts to fall and the temperature drops, the holiday season becomes a great time to go inside, crank the heat and watch a Christmas movie. For senior Libby Schottenstein, the holiday season begins when her family watches the movie “Four Christmases” as part of her favorite holiday tradition. According to the Internet Movie […]

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‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

For sophomore Nora Cahill and her family, no Christmas gathering would be complete without watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” while sipping on hot chocolate and decorating the Christmas tree. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” tells the story of a grumpy Grinch who plots to ruin Christmas for all the happy citizens of Whoville. His […]