Parasite wins Best Picture in watershed moment for Hollywood

The cast and crew of

Angie Jia, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

If you’ve scrolled through Instagram, Twitter or virtually any social media platform this week, you’ve probably noticed that a film called “Parasite” won an Oscar for Best Picture. You probably have a few questions. First, who knew the Oscars just passed? I didn’t. More importantly, why is ...

Alumnus Brad Schiff wins Oscar nomination

Brad Schiff, sporting a red St. Louis Cardinals hat, poses beside his team and Kubo, the title character of the movie.

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017

In the late 80’s, alumnus Brad Schiff did not view himself as popular while attending West, but after being nominated for the Visual Effects Oscar for his work in Kubo and the Two Strings, he finds himself no stranger to Hollywood. He attended the Academy Awards last night in Los Angeles. “There i...

Oscar nomination roars with triumph

Lion is a true story of five-year-old Saroo, and his journey after he gets separated from his brother at a train station. In a frantic search for his loved one, he ends up being taken 1000s of kilometers across India by train.

Kristin Priest, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Though the movie Lion only earned over $30 million, it demonstrates an indescribable level of joy woven into a story of pain and sorrow that is not shown in a typical commercial movie. Directors Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Angie Fielder make sure that everyone’s heart will be touched by this movie, especially because o...

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