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First foreign film to win Best Picture makes Oscars history

Jacob Baker

February 10, 2020

Korean film “Parasite” won big and made history Sunday at the 92nd annual Oscars, taking home best picture, best director, best international feature film and best original screenplay.This is the first time in Academy Award history that a foreign film has won best picture. It is also the first tim...

Oscar nominations lack diversity

Jacob Baker

January 20, 2020

The highlight of the 2010 Oscars was when female director Kathryn Bigelow took home a total of six awards for her film “The Hurt Locker” and became the first woman to win best director. In 2010, the academy featured diversity in it’s selections, and a decade later, the nominations have taken a...

‘The Irishman’ sees a return to form for Scorsese

Joe Pesci, left, and Robert De Niro star in the

Parker Otto

November 30, 2019

In the past decade, Martin Scorsese has been experimenting with different genres of film, including dark comedy with “The Wolf of Wall Street,” family entertainment with “Hugo” and historical epic with “Silence.”When Scorsese decided to make his first crime film since “The Departed,” there w...

Walkout to protest inaction

Walkout to protest inaction

Editorial Board

March 22, 2018

The Northern Star Editorial Board stands beside the brave individuals who spoke up against gun violence and agrees student participation in walkouts is essential in continuing the dialogue. We stand with students who choose to participate in the national walkouts and consider walkouts a proper form of...