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Black awards show to air opposite Oscars

Ricky Soltero February 28, 2016

Offering an alternative to the so called “whiteness” of the Academy Awards is the All Def Movie Awards, airing opposite the Oscars on Sunday. Hosted by Tony Rock, the All Def Movie Awards were created...

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Who should take the Oscar home?

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor February 22, 2015

Even the most casual movie watcher can admit it’s kind of fun to place bets on who will win gold during the Oscars. We make our predictions for whose most likely to win in the show’s three biggest...

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Oscar winning film chronicles homeless San Diegan’s life

Ashley Perez April 5, 2013

Inocente Izucar was born into a homeless family, her family moving from shelter to shelter, occasionally having to sleep on the streets. The memories of her father were not so pleasant. One day things...

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Hollywood sides with misogyny and loses

Jennifer Manalili March 12, 2013

In “Sputnik Sweetheart,” Haruki Murakami writes, “If they invent a car that runs on stupid jokes, you could go far.”In another attempt to appeal to younger audiences, “Family...

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