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A picture of an Oscars trophy. The 95th Academy Awards will take place on March 12.

2023 Oscars: Predictions for the top five categories

Jenna Zaza February 12, 2023
The 95th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on March 12 at 8 p.m. on ABC and other streaming platforms. Until then, here are some predictions for the winners in the top five categories. 
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Oscar academy award with Oscars 2022 text on red background. JERNEJ FURMAN/CC BY 2.0

Oscars 2022: The height of Hollywood glamour

Julia Heming April 6, 2022
This year’s Oscars perfectly showed the glitz and glamor of Hollywood high fashion, while still allowing celebrities to showcase their personalities. The looks wowed audiences almost as much as the drama that ensued. 
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Official poster for I Lost My Body. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Director Jérémy Clapin impresses with animated film "I Lost My Body"

Claudia Motley February 4, 2020
Jérémy Clapin’s critically acclaimed animated feature, “I Lost My Body,” premiered on Nov. 15, 2019. The award-winning film is in the running for this year's Oscars race.
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Lincoln Center in New York City, with the David H. Koch Theater to the left, David Geffen Hall on the right, and the Metropolitan Opera House center. CHUN-HUNG ERIC CHENG/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Lincoln Center’s “My Fair Lady” is an old musical with modern feminist values

Kraig Klein February 9, 2019
“My Fair Lady” is an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play “Pygmalion,” a variation of the Greek myth of Pygmalion. In the original myth, Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with his statue of a woman, and after praying to the goddess Aphrodite, his fetishized statue is brought to life.
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Oscar Winner Mark Bridges and Helen Mirren on a jet ski onstage during The 90th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Bridges graduated from Stony Brook University in 1983 with a degree in theater arts.  VALERIE DURANT/A.M.P.A.S.

Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges wins Oscar for costume design, jet ski for brevity

Joseph Konig March 5, 2018
Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges walked away from the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday with two prizes. And only one of them was an Oscar.
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President Samuel L. Stanley, right center, helped lead the ribbon cutting ceremony for the SB Arena. BASIL JOHN /STATESMAN FILE

Basketball movie ‘Wolves’ films scenes in IFCU Arena

Nick Zararis April 26, 2017
Stony Brook University's Island Federal Credit Union Arena made its big screen debut in the indie basketball drama “Wolves,” which was released in March.
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Guerrilla Girls make feminist statement at the Zuccaire Gallery

Guerrilla Girls make feminist statement at the Zuccaire Gallery

Kayla McKiski August 25, 2016
Anonymous and audacious, this feminist artist group has been crossing lines to battle social issues in the art world and beyond since 1985.
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What to expect at the Stony Brook Film Festival this year

Kayla McKiski June 14, 2016
The Stony Brook Film Festival, which will run July 21 through 30, is set to showcase independent international features for the 21st consecutive year.
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A picture of an Oscars trophy. The 95th Academy Awards will take place on March 12.

And the Oscar goes to…the people

Jager Robinson March 1, 2016
If the Oscars are the be-all-end-all of the movie business, why aren’t the fans voting for best movie?
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An inside look at the Cinema Arts Centre

An inside look at the Cinema Arts Centre

Gregory Palmer September 28, 2015
I often go to the CAC and experience similar feelings during each viewing, begging the question: Is this simply something you are bound to feel when you go to a theater?
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Award season does not reflect the people who matter: the audience

Jager Robinson March 3, 2015
Every single year, the awards season becomes more and more worthless as the population grows and grows.
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#askhermore brings light to inequality at the Oscars

Emily Benson February 26, 2015
#askhermore was a movement started last year to get red carpet reporters to ask women intelligent questions rather than just trivial questions such as what is she wearing.
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