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Matt’s Movie Corner: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Matt’s Movie Corner: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Matt Osga, Reporter

February 13, 2015


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Actors are crazy. Never be an actor because you will most likely go completely insane. Birdman, in theatres now, is the story of a washed up actor (Michael Keaton) who tries to regain his former glory by directing and starring in his own Broadway show. This movie has been hyped by critics for its da...

Hi, you’re appreciated

Hi, you’re appreciated

Courtney Strom, Reporter

February 2, 2015


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You're appreciated. Two simple words that can totally turn someone's day around. Kids nowadays, even in Sartell, are not being told this enough, which is sad because a lack of love leads to self-hatred and awful habits. One of the most common causes of self-injury is low self-esteem, and over 40%...

Best Lead Actress

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominees Marion Cotillard - Two Days, One Night Julianne Moore - Still Alice Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl Reese Witherspoon - Wild   Want to win: Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl Should win: Julianne Moore - Still Al...

Best Supporting Actor

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominees J.K. Simmons - Whiplash Ethan Hawke - Boyhood Robert Duvall - The Judge Edward Norton - Birdman Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher   Want to win: Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher Should win: J.K. Simmons - Whiplash Long Shot: Ethan Hawke - Boyhood...

Best Supporting Actress

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominees Patricia Arquette - Boyhood Laura Dern - Wild Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game Emma Stone - Birdman Meryl Streep - Into the Woods   Want to win: Meryl Streep - Into the Woods Should win: Patricia Arquette - Boyhood Long Shot: Lau...

Best Adapted Screenplay

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Adapted Screenplay (Best Screenplay based on a Previously Published/Produced Work) Imitation Game Whiplash The Theory of Everything Inherent Vice American Sniper   Want to win: The Imitation Game Should win: Whiplash Long Shot: Inherent Vice Snub: Gone Girl David Fincher’s chil...

And Finally…Best Picture

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Picture - Nominees Boyhood Birdman Theory of Everything The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma American Sniper Whiplash   Want to win: The Grand Budapest Hotel Should win: Boyhood Long Shot: Selma Snub: Gone Girl Once again, I believe Boyhood sho...

Best Director

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Director - Nominees Richard Linklater - Boyhood Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Birdman Bennett Miller - Foxcatcher Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel Morten Tyldum - The Imitation Game   Want to win: Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel Should win: Richard Linklater...

Best Original Screenplay

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Original Screenplay - Nominees (Best Screenplay written directly for the Screen) Boyhood Birdman Nightcrawler Foxcatcher The Grand Budapest Hotel   Want to win: The Grand Budapest Hotel Should win: Boyhood Long Shot: Foxcatcher Snub: The LEGO Movie The battle fo...

Best Animated Feature

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Best Animated Feature: Big Hero 6 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Boxtrolls Song of the Sea The Tale of Princess Kaguya   Want to win: Song of the Sea Should win: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Long Shot: Boxtrolls Snub: The LEGO Movie I am SO upset that the LEGO Movie did not get a no...

Honorable Mentions

Kyle Och, Reporter

January 26, 2015


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Although not much praise goes to the technical categories, I believe they have great significance on the movie. Here are some of my notable categories: Best Cinematography - Emmanuel Lubezki vs. Roger Deakins I find the way the movie is shot is one of the most important aspects of the film. ...

Matt’s Movie Corner: American Sniper

Matt’s Movie Corner: American Sniper

Matt Osga, Reporter

January 21, 2015


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American Sniper, in theatres now, is the true story of Navy Seal sniper, Chris Kyle. The movie stars Bradley Cooper and is directed by legendary  Clint Eastwood. The film focuses on the four tours of duty that Chris Kyle served in Iraq/Afghanistan. The movie, directed by veteran Clint Eastwood, takes ...

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