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Guest Column: Lights, camera, Oscar 2020 Best Actor predictions

Guest Column: Lights, camera, Oscar 2020 Best Actor predictions

November 23, 2019

It has been an exceptional year for film, and the race for the Best Actor award feels more competitive than ever. With the Academy Awards just three months away, here is a look at five front-runners: 1)...

Clint Eastwood’s controversial new film “American Sniper” stars Bradly Cooper as sharpshooting Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. The film has been nominated for a total of six 2015 Academy Awards, including “Best Picture,” “Best Original Screenplay” and “Best Actor,” Cooper’s third nomination. 

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In an early scene, the protagonist’s father talks about sheep, wolves and sheepdogs, setting up the metaphor for Chris Kyle’s character. The audience may view him as a sheep, blindly following ord...

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