Daily Archives: February 27, 2019

Oscar? What’s his last name?

By Levi Gardner, Freya Simpson and Annie Sockett Embed from Getty Images Are the Oscars still relevant? This depends on whom you ask; if you ask an avid film fan, they will reply “yes”, whereas someone who doesn’t have the interest will be indifferent or simply say “no”. The reason for the Oscars’ irrelevance may…

Are the Oscars still relevant?

By Shauna Taylor Embed from Getty Images The Oscars, actors and actresses often dream of winning one, take Leonardo DiCaprio for example. The question that has been asked, and that many wonder is, are the Oscars still relevant? The Oscars have been held since 1926, and are still going on to this day. This year’s…

We need to punish badly behaving sporting stars

By Matthew Ward Embed from Getty Images “It’s a big mistake” quoted Kepa Arizzabalaga after refusing to come of the pitch during the League Cup final on Sunday. Kepa who twice required treatment during extra time waved away a substitution which caused and fit of anger from Manager Maurizio Sari. Kepa who after the final…

Time to call time on the wasteful Oscars

By Leona Parry Embed from Getty Images The Oscars held their first Academy Awards in May, 1929, and the 91st Academy Awards was held 90 years later. Los Angeles sees an economic boost of $130 million from the Oscars annually; the total cost for the ceremony amounts to around $44 million, and the total cost…

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