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Overachiever Alert: Penn Student Wins Oscar While Still Enrolled In School

When you think of Penn alumni, chances are you envision a current of fresh-faced, suit-clad grads running straight to the offices of some of the […]

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Atlantic City Casinos Don’t Think Lady Gaga or Black Panther Will Win Oscars

Now that the atrocious Grammy Awards are behind us, those who follow such things, including me, set our eyes on the Academy Awards, aka the […]

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Watch the Oscars In Style With the Philadelphia Film Society

The Philadelphia Film Society is rolling out the red carpet for Oscar night, literally. The fourth annual PFS Academy Awards party and screening is this […]

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The 2017 Oscar Nominations Are Out, and It’s #GoodNightSoWhite

After two consecutive years of white actors and actresses dominating the acting categories for Hollywood’s biggest night — and two years of the viral hashtag […]

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EDITOR’S PICKS: My Top 10 LGBTQ Movies on Netflix

1. The Kids Are All Right (2010) This Oscar-nominated comedy/drama stars acting heavyweights Julianne Moore and Annette Bening as they navigate lesbian parenting and love […]

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OPINION: LGBTQ Entertainers Deserve Better From Hollywood

As I watched the Academy Awards on Sunday, my mind was split in two places. One, as a black American, I was baffled by the […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: HRC Speaks Out on the Death of Philly Transwoman Maya Young

The Human Rights Campaign publicly acknowledges the recent death of a Philly transwoman. As Philly continues to reflect on another tragic death of a transwoman […]

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Sylvester Stallone Loses Oscar, but Gets Praise from Arnold

Sylvester Stallone is still not an Academy Award winner. Despite many people pegging him to get an acting win in what’s probably his best acting […]

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OSCAR SUNDAY: Filming The Danish Girl

Trans actors Rebecca Root and Jake Graf play cisgender characters in the Academy Award–nominated film The Danish Girl. Watching the film carefully, one would have […]

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Rocky Is the Best Picture Winner That Says Its Title the Most

Yo, Adrian! Guess which Best Picture winner says its title in the movie more than any other? At the 49th Academy Awards, Rocky beat All […]

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2015 Academy Awards Roundup: And The Winner of Most Boring Awards Show Of The Year Goes To…

Neil Patrick Harris: I love you, but you were just dreadful last evening, despite your brief stint (no pun intended) in your underwear. Patricia Arquette […]

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8 Places to Watch the Oscars Live in Philly

This Sunday, February 22nd, Philadelphia is rolling out the red carpet for those of us not fortunate enough to attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. […]

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Oscar Face-Off: Marion Cotillard vs. Julianne Moore

Every year, Academy Award nominations produce at least one “group of death” involving a hyper-competitive category with many worthy candidates. Arguably, one of the toughest this […]

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Bradley Cooper Scores Oscar Nod for American Sniper

After being snubbed by the SAGs and Golden Globes, Bradley Cooper finally gets his day in the sun. The Academy Award nominations were announced this […]

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MORNING TEA: Bradley Cooper Technically Owns Ellen’s Oscar Selfie

TMZ reports that Bradley Cooper — not Ellen — actually owns the most famous selfie in the world: Here’s the way it works … the […]