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Photo courtesy of TheGoldenKnight.com Story by Mamie Lomax / Lifestyles Editor  It’s that time of the year for the awaited Oscar nominations. The nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning. The anticipation is rising for Oscar Sunday, especially considering this will be the first Academy Awards without a host since 1989. …

Photo courtesy of Annapurna Pictures  Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer People aren’t exactly jumping at the chance to watch a historical dramedy about one of the most controversial political figures in United States history on Christmas Day. Out of all the topics to avoid during this holiday season, politics is typically at …

Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Let me start by saying this: For the entirety of my adult life (which admittedly isn’t too long), I’ve had a passion for watching and talking about movies. And, 2018 is definitely the best year for movies that I have lived through. Just based on the great difficulty I experienced …

Photo courtesy of IMDB  “Creed II,” starring Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Creed, tells the personal story of Creed and how overcoming trials is always possible with a strong support system by your side. After the success that “Creed” had at the box office, as well as amongst movie critics, a sequel was all but …

Photo courtesy of Netflix Story by Hank Brainard / Contributing Writer  Westerns have, for years, been trending toward authenticity; audiences are more aware now than ever of the frontier’s harsh realities and sweeping inequalities, which means the myth of the Great American Cowboy pulls less weight. Grit wins over. The films have become darker and dirtier, …

Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox Story by Brandon Black / Contributing Writer  The new “Fantastic Beasts” movie is set to rake in a crisp $65 million this weekend, and the massive number of cars outside the theater as I walked in seemed to support this estimate, considering about one car’s worth of people were …