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Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Recently in the past weekend, Film Director Steven Spielberg has faced backlash for his plans to exclude Netflix from the Oscars. I must admit, I'm a big fan of movies like Jaws and Poltergeist; two movies that are currently available on Netflix. But, Spielberg believes Netflix should only compete for ...

Oscar noms set off controversy

Oscar noms set off controversy

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

After noticing that none of the 20 actors nominated for Oscars last year were of color, Maryland activist April Reign tweeted, “#oscarssowhite they asked to touch my hair.” The hashtag went viral within days and the memes and jokes that stemmed from it served to highlight the lack of diversity that...

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