After over 90 years, history was made at this year’s Academy Awards as the first woman of color, and the second woman in history, won the Oscar for Best Directing.
Travon Free, writer and co-director of “Two Distant Strangers,” won an Oscar for the short film at the 93rd Academy Awards. The film follows a young man who finds himself stuck in a time loop, forcing him to relieve a police encounter that ends in his death.
In this film review series, reporter Christian Lopez will be going through all seven Best Picture nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards in April. “Minari” depicts a Korean family moving to America and the trials that come with raising a family in pursuit of a better opportunity.
In this film review series, reporter Christian Lopez will be going through all seven Best Picture nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards in April. “Sound of Metal” depicts a fictional story of a heavy metal drummer suddenly losing his hearing.
In this film review series, reporter Christian Lopez will be going through all seven Best Picture nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards in April. “The Trial of the Chicago 7” depicts the 1969 trial of the Chicago seven, a group of men charged by the U.S. for inciting riots the previous year.
Irwin graduated from CSULB in 1983 and went on to shoot several films. The Daily Forty-Niner reached out to Irwin to discuss his work on “Joker” and lessons learned at the university.
In this episode of Beach Weekly Arts, Daily Forty-Niner editors Manuel Valladares, Aubrey Balster and Perry Continente dive into the 92nd Academy Award nominations and snubs in a recurring segment known as Reel Talk. Listen as they predict who will win in categories such as best picture, best director and best cinematography.
On the surface, the 91st Academy Awards appeared to celebrate diversity, but marginalized communities still got the short end of the stick Sunday night. Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened with a light, shared monologue. The holy trio of women in comedy poked fun at the host-less occasion[Read More…]
February is Black History Month, but nobody at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seems to know that. This year, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches and the Voting Rights Act, the Oscars will air on Feb. 22 , and they are sadly lacking in[Read More…]