In the weeks after the announcement of Oscar nominees, the main story hasn’t been about the nominees themselves, but rather about the snubbed.
Thirty-five fourth-year studio art majors currently have work displayed in the McGuffey Art Center in their artist collective called N.O.W!. An incredibly eclectic group of works, N.O.W!
When Oliver Stone’s film, “Born on the Fourth of July,” hit theaters in 1989, it was received with critical acclaim and a slew of award nominations, including eight Oscar nods. However, due to its strong political voice and sometimes gruesome account of the Vietnam War, it received backlash in equal force.
This weekend, the College will host the 28th Annual Virginia Film Festival, an event that seeks to bring together filmmakers, scholars and students to view and discuss independently-made movies submitted to the University.
This year the Virginia Film Festival has over one hundred films on their schedule, including early Oscar-buzz films “Carol” and “Brooklyn,” as well as smaller lesser-known documentaries and international titles.
Four members of the Kardashian/Jenner family — Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie — released mobile phone applications in the last month. Though the apps are very similar in structure, each provides an in-depth glimpse into the particular sister that it represents.
Set to take place from Nov. 5-8, this year’s festival, while still a work in progress, has a promising slate of features and special guests. The selections as they stand span major Awards films and showcases of local, Virginia films.
With Amy Schumer, you never know what you are going to get. But whatever it is, it will be a hit.
The Miss America Organization celebrated its 95th anniversary Saturday night with a pageant which delivered a healthy dose of big hair, big earrings and big goals.