Being reel: Why the originality of ‘C’mon C’mon’ deserved more recognition

Despite its lack of Oscar nominations, film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25 explains how “C’mon C’mon” represents the future of the film industry.

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Frame rating: ‘Don’t Look Up’ is a disaster of astronomical proportions

“Don’t Look Up” is a clunky attempt at critiquing climate change, writes film columnist Gerrit Punt PO ’24, and you’re not automatically a climate denier for not liking it.

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Being reel: ‘West Side Story’ (2021) is a remake that succeeds at all the wrong things

Despite recent praise, the 2021 remake of “West Side Story” is not that revolutionary of a film, argues film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25.

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Frame rating: ‘The French Dispatch’ Oscars snub doesn’t detract from its artistry

While “The French Dispatch” deserved an Oscar nomination, its lack of one doesn’t actually matter that much, explains Gerrit Punt PO ’24.

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Scene it: Meet ‘Nightmare Alley,’ a nightmare of an Oscar nominee

For a psychological thriller, “Nightmare Alley” doesn’t leave a lingering impression or haunt the mind — never mind give nightmares, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 argues.

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Being reel: Bhutan’s first Academy Award nominated film redefines purpose

“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” honors Bhutan’s heritage while offering universally-relatable themes, film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25 writes.

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Historic wins and huge upsets mark the 93rd Academy Awards

Following a difficult year for movies, the 93rd Academy Awards honored the best in film, with momentous wins and shocking upsets.

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Scene one, hot take one: An Oscars preview — what will win, what should win and what should have been nominated

Film columnist Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 discusses the predictable, the mighty and the snubbed of the 92nd Academy Awards.

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