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Parasite wins Best Picture in watershed moment for Hollywood

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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 ...

The ReCAP: Oscar-Nominated Movies

The ReCAP: Oscar-Nominated Movies

Emma Caplinger, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2020

The ReCAP host Emma Caplinger sits down with Pathfinder Editor in Chief Sabrina Bohn to discuss some of their favorite movies of the year, including Little Women, Marriage Story, and Star Wars: the Rise of Skywalker. (00:28:05)...

These movies are ‘snow’ joke

Sabrina Bohn, Managing Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2019

As the temperatures drop, people may think that it’s the holiday season or finals season, but really, it’s Oscars season. The end of the year brings tons of anticipated films to local theaters, making up for all of the boring summer blockbusters (is that just my pretentious opinion?). No matter what you...

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...

The Revenant review

The Revenant review

Grant Aden, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Even before the movie was released to the public, critics were already considering it for the Oscars. Why? Well, it is simple: Leonardo DiCaprio.

Only some stars stun on Oscars red carpet

Only some stars stun on Oscars red carpet

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

As I sat down to watch red carpet coverage of the Oscars, the award show that honored achievements in film from 2013, I anticipated the fashion to stun as much as the nominated movies did.  But as each star stepped onto the carpet, I quickly noticed that actresses made mediocre fashion choices that l...

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