Oscars

Hostless 2019 Oscars rises above controversy and upsets

Hostless 2019 Oscars rises above controversy and upsets

BY SABA FIAZUDDIN ’21

The 91st Academy Awards took place on Sunday night, marking the culmination of a monthslong awards season. The Academy managed to land itself in so many controversies in the weeks leading up to the night that it seemed highly likely that the show would sink into oblivion before reaching Sunday. The fact that the show managed to be one of the most engaging Academy Awards ceremonies in recent years is a testament to its structural changes.

Culture Vulture: Why don’t superhero films deserve awards?

Culture Vulture: Why don’t superhero films deserve awards?

Every award season, one genre of films is always missing: superhero films. Why don’t superhero films get prestigious awards like the Oscars? Not all superhero films deserve awards because, let’s be honest, not all of them are great pieces of storytelling or great acting, but there are enough that are.