The Vermont Cynic

The Oscars: more diverse, but lacks serious intention

The Oscars: more diverse, but lacks serious intention

Kim Henry, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2019

Filed under Arts, Culture

The Oscars have been in hot water for years. The awards show was surrounded by controversies like #OscarsSoWhite and their record low ratings last year, according to a March 2018 Vanity Fair article.  This year’s Oscars is without a host for the first time, and many catagories will be cut from the broa...

“Roma” deserves the biggest screen

“Roma” deserves the biggest screen

Hunter McKenzie, Senior Culture Columnist

January 17, 2019

Filed under Arts, Culture, Reviews

I should admit that before I sat down to watch “Roma,” I knew almost nothing about it. Holly Coughlan I knew that it was a Spanish language film. I knew that it was in black and white. I also vaguely knew of the soft controversy surrounding the film’s distributor, Netflix, that made it available...

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883