Screen On Sound: Oscar Nominees!

In this week’s installment of Screen on Sound, Lifestyle Editor Daniel Grzywacz and columnist Landon McDonald talk about the recent movie releases and the Oscar nominees! Podcast produced by Melody Jiang.

Media must embrace more diverse role models

I’ll be the first to admit that the past few months have been busy, leaving me with little time for basic needs such as doing laundry. So it comes as no surprise that I didn’t have a chance to sit down and catch the Academy Awards live. I did, however, manage to sneak a peek […]

Reese Witherspoon’s new role follows Oscar curse

This weekend, the new Reese Witherspoon vehicle This Means War will be released. The movie marks a turning point in Witherspoon’s career, one in which has taken a considerable hit since winning her first and only Oscar for Walk the Line in 2006. Witherspoon has fallen into a familiar trap: that of the beautiful young […]

Believe the hype: Sundance winner is a ‘Precious’ gem

When a small independent film achieves mainstream success through several festival wins and early critical praise, a tidal wave of backlash is almost inevitable. Usually, the innocent underdog is tossed on a pedestal so fast that Oscar purists are quick to call sabotage before the hype can smother anybody else. Slap the names Oprah Winfrey […]