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Why ‘Parasite’ winning best picture is game-changing

The cast of

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 9, 2019, a fairly unassuming Sunday evening, the South Korean dramatic film "Parasite" was awarded best picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Bong Joon-ho, the prolific director of the film, had already won awards in three other categories that night. As he stood alongside...

Winners and losers from the 2020 Oscars

In this handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S. Best Picture Award winners for

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

February 10, 2020

There were sparks kindling under the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when their nominations list for the 2020 Oscars came out. Once again, no female directors were nominated for the best director category. Very few people of color were nominated across categories, except in roles where t...

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