The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The film Everything Everywhere All At Once has become an audience favorite over the past year. The film has been winning awards all over the place and it will likely rank up at the Oscars as well.

And the 2023 Oscar for “Best Picture” goes to…

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager March 30, 2023

February is the month with one of the best seasons… award season. It has everything from the Critics Choice, Grammy, Golden Globes and Emmys, to everyone's favorite movie award show: the Oscars. The...

The Oscars were held on March 12, 2023 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

The best movies of the year: a complete list of Oscar winners

By Tafa Nukator, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager March 15, 2023

From “Everything Everywhere All at Once” to “Top Gun: Maverick” , film fanatics everywhere can agree that 2022 was a memorable year for movies. Stunning cinematography and fantastic plots can be...

The Power of the Dog starring Benedict Cumberbatch received 12 Oscar nominations this year including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor.

And the 2022 Oscar for “Best Picture” goes to…

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor March 11, 2022

Oscar season is one of the most exciting times of the year for film addicts. It shines light on all the beautiful works of art created in the last year worthy of an award. The following movies are nominated...

Chloé Zhao, Director of Nomadland, made Oscar history as the first woman of color to be nominated and to win an Academy Award for best director. Zhao is also only the second female director to win an Oscar since Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2010.

Missed the show? These are the best and worst moments of the 93rd Oscars

By Ela Jalil and Olivia Yasharoff May 3, 2021

The 93rd Oscars was a night of bold fashion choices and historical firsts, with changes to the original way of doing things that left the audience confused and shocked. For those who missed out on watching...

The 2020 Grammys outfits of Billie Eilish (left) wearing a green glittery suit with a mesh mask, Arianna Grande (middle) wearing a puffy grey dress and long grey gloves, and Lil Nas X with a neon pink cropped suit with studs.

Grammy and Oscars: The award goes to…

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor March 5, 2020

The 92nd Oscars Academy Awards and the 62nd Grammy Awards: considerably two of the most important award shows of the year kicked off with many surprising, powerful and controversial moments.  Here...

The 2019 Oscars took place Feb. 24 and had no host for the first time in 30 years. They were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and subscriptions manager April 11, 2019

The #MeToo movement came into light in 2017 and has taken the world by storm ever since. With the 2018 Oscars, which included many accused men being nominated for awards, the #MeToo hashtag blew up on...

The Oscar is one of the most prestigious awards a movie or actor/actress can win.

Hostless Oscars create memorable night

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2019

The Oscars was a night filled with talented musical performances, comical ad-libs and a lack of a host. The flow of this show, however, was what made it so exceptional: the ceremony felt special and smooth,...

This years Oscars were very unique and entertaining,

Academy Awards presents unique twists

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer March 9, 2018

  And the winner of best picture goes to…   The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday Mar. 4. While the near-four hour event could be viewed as just another awards show, it was really...

Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae at a press confrence for “Hidden Figures.” The movie is the highest grossing film of 2016.

Oscars Are Taking A Step in the Right Direction: More Work Still Needed to Increase Diversity in film

February 21, 2017

After two years of disappointing and insensitive award shows, the Academy Awards has finally responded to the overwhelming criticism about the lack of diversity in their nominations. However, a full year...

Criticism of this year’s lack of diversity in Oscar nominations is not a new trend. Few awards have been given to actors of color since 2000.

Oscars Receive Criticism over Lack of Diversity

By Thomas Atkinson and Jasmine Baten February 25, 2016

I think my color TV is broken! For the second year in a row, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences has not nominated any actors of color for an Academy Award. In a time where we have a black president...

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