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#OscarsSoWhite sparks Academy changes

February 2, 2016

[cft] The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite popped up on Twitter and various other social media platforms when the Academy of Picture Arts and Sciences released the nominees for the Oscars, sacred to anyone in the field of […]

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‘High School Musical’ reunites

January 27, 2016

[cft] After a decade-long wait, the cast of “High School Musical” reunited to reflect on some of their favorite memories from the movie. The 10-year tribute premiered on the Disney Channel Jan. 20, the exact […]

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2015 in pop culture: Ups, downs and Bieber

January 23, 2016

[cft] Last year featured amazing advances for pop culture. First, Adele taught everyone to say, “Hello, from the other side.” She also taught everyone it’s OK to blow up an ex and cry oneself to […]

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Top 10 upcoming movies for 2016

January 23, 2016

[cft] Every year, audiences of all ages are promised movies that are captivating, exciting and hilarious. 2016 should be no different, as many highly anticipated films will be shown in theaters. Among the dozens of […]

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2016 Oscar predictions

January 23, 2016

[cft] The 2016 Academy Awards season is upon us, and with that comes plenty of speculation regarding who is worthy of taking home some hardware on Oscar night Feb. 28. The following are predictions for […]

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Bowie, Rickman leave lasting impact

January 23, 2016

[cft] At the start of this year, the world lost two men who left a profound impact on the world: David Bowie, on Jan. 10, and Alan Rickman, on Jan. 14. Both of these beloved […]

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Frosty’s finest: Top 10 Christmas movies of all time

December 5, 2015

[cft] It’s Christmas season once again, and the movie theaters are playing the newest holiday movies, such as “The Night Before,” an adult comedy with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; “Christmas With The Coopers,” a […]

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ director pays visit to IUP

December 3, 2015

[cft] F. Gary Gray, a famed film director, told IUP students tales of inspiration and encouragement Nov. 17 in Fisher Auditorium. After a viewing of his biopic, “Straight Outta Compton,” the 46-year-old director engaged in […]

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ICC holds LGBT Film Festival fundraiser

September 28, 2015

[cft] The Indiana Cares Campaign (ICC) held a fundraiser at The Coney Island Saturday to kick off its 12th annual LGBT film festival, which starts Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. The entry fee to the […]

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“Dark Places:” book vs. movie

September 17, 2015

[cft] Author of the best-selling novel “Gone Girl,” which spawned an award-winning film adaptation, Gillian Flynn produced her next thriller adaptation in “Dark Places,” which fulfills its title. With the success of “Gone Girl” in […]