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Dubbed vs subbed: which is better?

Two women sitting and watching a subtitled film.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 18, 2020

The South Korean comedy and thriller “Parasite” is getting great success and took home four awards at the 2020 Oscars in addition to other award recognition. The success of this non-English spoken film has sparked the debate of viewers’ preferences on their international film- and TV-watching experienc...

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...

“1917” is a bleak but brilliant masterpiece

George MacKay in “1917.”

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

So far in the 2019-2020 awards season, "1917" has emerged as a much more serious factor than some prognosticators had previously foreseen. So far, it has won the Golden Globe for Best Picture in the award body’s drama category, as well as the main feature film prize of the Producer’s Guild Awards....

Female directors deserve better

Female directors deserve better

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 17, 2020

The 2020 Oscar nominations were recently announced and, for the 92nd year, they have disappointed. The full list of nominees can be found on the official Oscars website. Despite several well-reviewed films directed by women, zero women received nominations for best director. This year’s nominees for best dire...

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