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Dune Comes Away with Most Wins but None in the Major Categories, “The Slap” and Other News from the 94th Academy Awards

Another year. Another Oscars. Another controversy.  Ratings for the Academy Awards have been flailing in recent years, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have tried to address this by actively dispelling its

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2021’s Sole Canadian Oscar-Nominee Might Have Left Empty-Handed, but the Ceremony Made History…Again

Another year, another Academy Awards ceremony, but sadly, no Canadian winners. Ben Proudfoot, a young Nova Scotian filmmaker, was the sole nominee this year in the category of Best Documentary Short Subject for his directorial

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Canadians Largely Overlooked in A Delightfully Eclectic List of Oscar Nominees

Strange times can breed strange behaviours. For proof, just think back to the beginning of this pandemic when people prioritised hoarding toilet paper above all else. Then, this morning, a little over a year since

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Canada’s Relationship with the Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, is the world’s most famous
ceremony to recognize artistic merit in the film industry. This article looks at Canada’s
relationship with this prestigious ceremony over time.

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The 2021 Oscars Are Still a Go. But Maybe On the Internet

Back in June 2020, the Academy of Motions Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) were forced to accept that hosting the 93rd Academy Awards in February 2021 would be untenable and that the sensible course of

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Piper and the Nostalgia of Pixar

So the 2017 Oscars have come and gone, in what was one of the more predictable ceremonies in recent years, for the most part. The biggest upset of the night was not necessarily a case

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