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Reel Talk: Oscar Predictions 2016

This year has been one of the most unpredictable awards seasons in recent memory. While many awards groups have been rewarding Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant this year after failing to reward him for Birdman last year, the major awards group that did recognize him last year was the Academy. So the main question boils down to: will they recognize Iñárritu’s work two years in a row? Check my predictions below to find out.

Everybody knows that sexism is rampant in Hollywood—in fact, the entire industry is currently being investigated by the federal government for discrimination against women, particularly concerning female directors. But, what a lot of people don’t realize is that the sexism goes the other way, too. 

Faculty Trio: Vinci-Hakim-Huntley

On Feb. 7, the faculty trio consisting of Senior Artist-in-Residence, Jan Vinci, and private music instructors, William Hakim and Elizabeth Huntley will be holding a concert as a trio to feature music from composers like Hilary Tann, Claude Debussy, Zhou Long, Hakim, and Salzedo. 

Reel Talk: ‘The Martian’ is a Solid, Surprisingly Funny Space Adventure Movie

If you haven’t heard, The Martian broke all sorts of box office records last weekend, and for good reason. Directed by Ridley Scott, this movie is easily the best of the 2000s; it focuses on astronaut Mark Watney’s (Matt Damon) attempts to survive while stranded on Mars after a mission gone wrong. Gorgeous to look at and highly entertaining, this is definitely a film to watch on the big screen.