Oscars

04 Feb 2020

The 7 Best Oscars Watching Parties In San Francisco And Oakland

The “Gay Super Bowl” is just one week after the real Super Bowl this year, and maybe your invtation to the Vanity Fair party got lost in the mail. So if you’re still looking for a kick-ass, glam Oscars party, then the winner is…. You! Because here are the coolest

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19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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13 Jan 2020

We Need to Support Female Directors if Hollywood Won’t

by Jonas Barnes It’s awards season! You know what that means, right? It means our television and computer screens will be covered in a bukkake of celebrity news for the foreseeable future up until the big show! It also means that we will be reminded of films in 2019 that

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26 Feb 2017

La La Land Wins…wait…nevermind. Moonlight wins best picture!

I never watch awards shows. Never. My spouse and my in-laws watch that shit on the reg. But, I have never invested any time or effort into watching awards shows because if the award ain’t going to me, what’s the point? This year I had a special interest in the

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25 Feb 2017

Oscar Nominated Films You Should Know

No matter if you’re a film junkie, indie elitist or you cling onto every review from Rotten Tomatoes, you’ll either watch the Oscars or hear endlessly about who won what. Cinema has been everything from entertainment to an escape for millions of movie-goers for over 100 years. Whether your preference

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02 Mar 2016

“An African City’s” Nana Mensah Talks Diversity, Style, and What it Takes to be an Actor

Working actor” is not a term that many understand. When you say the word “actor,” people picture Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts. But an actor’s success isn’t determined by their level of celebrity, but by the integrity of their work.  Many wouldn’t know the names of thousands of working

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29 Feb 2016

The 7 Best Dressed Oscars of All Time

The Oscars were on Sunday, and it wasn’t just a celebration of great acting and films but all the red carpet broadcasting makes the fashion just as important. If you took a drink every time you heard ‘Who are you wearing?’ you would have been deader than a George R.R. Martin character.

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13 Feb 2015

FREE Valentine’s Day Weekend Comedy: Fortress of Attitude presents “Comedy is Back” at QED Astoria

You see that video up there? The evil geniuses that make up Fortress of Attitude put that together. And now they’re putting comedy back together tonight in Astoria, Queens. Here’s the info: Are you curious… about the new Fortress of Attitude comedy show at QED Astoria this Friday, February 13?

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