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Oscars 2018: a look back at nine of our favourite Oscar speeches

Awards season has already kicked off with the announcement of the nominees for the Gotham Awards – the annual ceremony celebrating a given year’s best independent efforts. And as this marks the beginning of awards’ season, let’s look back to nine of our favourite Oscar speeches. From laughs to tears to historic wins, these are some of our favourites!  

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AUB’s second annual short film festival: the good, the great, and the ugly

On Tuesday, the 11th of April, 2017, AUB’s Media Student Society hosted its short film festival for the second year in a row to a packed auditorium of film lovers at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Headed by Mona Jouni, a Media-Comm and English Literature senior, alongside her cabinet members, the event — which was a culmination of weeks

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Screen Actors Guild Awards: ‘Spotlight’ takes home top honours, Idris Elba makes SAG history

The 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held on January 30, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. The night featured a lot of unexpected results coupled with a few sure fire wins in the movie categories. The biggest winner of the night, however, was diversity. When the nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards were announced on January 14th, they

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The perks of social engineering: “Who Am I – No System Is Safe ” appeals to your inner rebel

I love it when I come across movies randomly, and they end up being unexpectedly good. When I first saw Who Am I – No System Is Safe, I did so because of its cover. I figured it was another one of those stupid horror movies I fancy for some reason. Sometimes I indulge in mindless “horror,” I guess. In

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