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Everett Cafe: The Award Goes to Mis / Representation 

The Oscars have not been without controversy, from this year’s lack of host, to surprising nominations of the best films. Like cinematic productions, awards may involve false or misleading contexts to sway opinion, even if misrepresentation is rightfully exercised through freedom of speech and artistic license. But ... you make ask... What about the larger …

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Today in History: First Academy Awards Announced 

Did you know that the first ever Academy Awards were announced February 18th, 1929 on the back of the organization's newsletter and reprinted in Variety Magazine two days with the article "Academy Awards Talent Credit for Making-Writing-Acting-Titling")? Presentation of the awards honoring the best films of 1927 and 1928 took place months later -- May 16th, 1929 …

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Today in History: Academy Awards Airs on NBC 

"And the envelope, please." These words are familiar to millions of viewers who await with baited breath the announcement of the Oscar winner for best actor, best actress, best picture, and a host of other prestigious awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hollywood at its finest, honoring outstanding achievement, fanfare of fashion …

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The Oscars: Simple DOs and DON’Ts for blokes 

Who looks better - the guy on the right, or the left? It's a no-brainer, surely? But what about measuring old George against these dashing young fellows? I would say that George wins this one hands down, too. But why is that? Well, think about it: George looks like he's spent time, money and effort …

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An Oscar Education 

What: The 83rd Academy Awards (the Oscars) When: February 27th (this Sunday, 8pm in NYC) Who: Anne Hathaway and James Franco co-host What else: You may have already known all of that. But what else do you know about this year’s Oscar nominees? Here at TC, we believe …

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