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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)...

Hailee Steinfeld, who visited Columbia Oct. 24, said her new film, ‘The Edge of Seventeen,’ allowed her to express herself on camera more than any of her previous roles. 

Hailee Steinfeld hosts early screening for students

October 31, 2016

Home-schooled Film star Hailee Steinfeld never enjoyed an all-American high school experience. She chose instead to pursue an acting career that would eventually earn her an Oscar nomination. However, ...

Hunt for ‘Becky with the good hair’ must end

By Copy Chief

May 2, 2016

Beyoncé’s latest creative work, Lemonade, a visual album released April 23 on HBO and streaming service Tidal, is all anyone seems to be able to talk about. This comes as no surprise, as Beyoncé is arguably one of the most famous pop stars on the scene and the album is her most ambitious project to date, showing a more emotionally vulnerable side of the artist that has not been explored through her art in recent years.On the al...

Notable Native: Jamelia Amor

By Assistant Metro Editor

December 10, 2014

Jamelia Amor never thought she would direct stage plays. Amor, 36, has been involved in the entertainment industry in a number of different capacities. She is a proud full-figured model and was featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” segment “How to Look Good Naked” in 2008. She is also an actress—she played a role in a short film, “Crossing Jordan,” which was directed by a filmmaker and Columbia student, Marion McMi...

Michael Moore answered student questions and talked about his documentaries and upcoming projects on Oct. 22 at a last-minute Q-and-A event organized by Columbia’s cinema art + sciences department and the Chicago International Film Festival at Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. building.

Moore advice for Columbia film students

October 27, 2014

A surprise visit from Oscar-winning documentarian Michael Moore  on Oct. 22 drew hundreds of students, faculty and staff to Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. building. Known for his documentaries “Bowling for Columbine” and “Fahrenheit 9/11,” Moore visited the...

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

May 5, 2014

ColumbiaCares, a student and alumni organization that helps students with immediate financial struggles, is looking to amp up its advertising and funding efforts starting May 16 at Manifest. Manif...

‘Lincoln’ humanizes American legend

By Trevor Ballanger

December 10, 2012

President Abraham Lincoln left behind a legacy unlike any president before him. In “Lincoln,” director Stephen Spielberg examines a pivotal period in Lincoln’s presidency and offers a human portrait of a man deeply embedded in the American consciousness.Aided by a stellar performance from perennial Oscar contender Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrays the president, “Lincoln” comments on the combative American politica...

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