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Oscars 2021: 5 experts break down the winners, speeches, fashion, music, and more highlights

Oscars 2021: 5 experts break down the winners, speeches, fashion, music, and more highlights

Chloé Zhao has made history at the 93rd Academy Awards as the first Asian-American woman and first woman of color to win Best Director. She won for “Nomadland,” which Zhao also edited, produced, and adapted as a screenplay (from the book by Jessica Bruder). Only one other woman has ever won Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The best movies of 2015 and the 2016 Oscars

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The best movies of 2015 and the 2016 Oscars

Professionally recorded every Monday at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com every Tuesday, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics. Each week, the […]

 Lora Kormos

Everything you need to know about the 2015 Oscars and their nominees

Everything you need to know about the 2015 Oscars and their nominees

The Academy Awards are here! OK, so I’m probably one of the few people that get a little too excited around award season. While everyone else was preparing themselves for the big game, I was counting down the days until the reigning award show returns. Don’t get me wrong – I enjoyed Left Shark just […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations were announced by actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams this morning at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” […]