Hollywood’s Biggest Night Shines On Reply

By Casey DiBari Opinion Editor 

On Sunday, Feb 24, the 91st Academy Awards will be hosted at the famous Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. While actor Kevin Hart was originally announced to be the host this year, he stepped down following a controversy. It was later decided that there will be no host this year, making it the first time since 1989 that the event had no host.

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Preview: What to look for at the Academy Awards Reply

By Paris Adams & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

Oscar West Newton

The West Newton Cinema on Washington Street is currently featuring a selection of Oscar nominated movies. Photo by Paris Adams

The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. With the help of host Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be presenting the prestigious Oscar awards to the best films of 2017.

The Academy has been criticized in the past for lacking diversity and equality within the nomination categories, however this year’s nominations include a wonderfully diverse selection of artists of all genders and backgrounds.  More…

Does winning an Oscar matter 2

Natalie Kfoury- Co-Editor-In-Chief

Whether or not you care about them, you most likely heard about this year’s Academy Awards. You probably heard about how beautiful and great Jared Leto looked, how many awards “Gravity” won, what Jennifer Lawrence wore, and Ellen Degeneres took selfies with and ordered pizza for the stars in the audience.  More…

Vote: 2013 Academy Award Predictions Reply

The 85th Academy Awards are set to air on Sunday, February 24, and The 1851 Chronicle wants to hear from all the movie buffs in the Lasell community on Oscar predictions in three major categories. The polls will be open until Sunday afternoon when the leaders of each poll will be announced. To vote for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress, cast your votes in the polls below.