Tag: Oscars


24 Frames Per Second: A preview of the 90th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards. The Oscars. The Tinseltown Treats. Whatever you may call them, the biggest awards show of the year is upon us, and boy, is it competitive. 2017 was a great year in film and the nominees definitely reflect this. There are many strong competitors, from dramas to comedies to acts of pure fantasy….


The Oscars: predictions for 2017 winners

The 2017 Academy Award ceremony will conclude the awards season fervor that has spanned several months. Here are my predictions for some of the most highly anticipated awards that will be presented on Sunday evening. Best Picture Nominees: La La Land, Arrival, Lion, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, Moonlight, Hacksaw Ridge, Manchester by the…

Content: fame gone sideways
Arts, Content

Content: fame gone sideways

When Leonardo DiCaprio finally reached the Oscars stage to be hailed as the giant he knows himself to be, he accepted the award with practiced grace and a plea for us to take better care of the earth. He won, waxed poetic about the future of the human race and got off the stage. It…


GDD 313E’s Oscar Preview

Every year the Oscars happen. 2015 is no exception (thank goodness). Below, the residents of GDD 313E strive to provide a definitive Oscars preview that will likely devolve into a debate over whether or not Daniel Day Lewis is the greatest living actor (he is) despite the fact that he’s not nominated. Jake Greenberg: To…


On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis praised for Somali community outreach Minneapolis, with one of the largest populations of Somali immigrants in the country, has faced its fair share of communication, trust and outreach issues over the past decade. A listening tour conducted in Minnesota’s Somali community last year identified an array of issues that community members felt impacted…


The Oscars of Sport

We at The Mac Weekly sports section are best known for covering the sports world, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love the arts as well. So, in honor of the 2015 Oscars, we decided to honor the arts with our own flair. Below, you will find our nominees and selections, as voted on by…