If the Oscars Were Held Today, Who Would Be Nominated?

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Collider—September is nigh, which means Oscar season is about to begin. But before we get too deep in the weeds, it’s important to keep in mind that films from the entire year are eligible for the prestige awards—despite the scheduling logjam that happens during the last few months of every year. Indeed, while the majority of Oscar nominations are given to films that open between September and December, there’s still a bevy of quality film and filmmaking on display throughout the other eight months of...

Librarians: Thank and nominate one today. Librarians are the standard bearers of democracy as they ensure that anyone who enters has the same access. The Newark Public Library on Washington StreetRobert Sciarrino  The press release came though my email with dozens of others this morning. Only this one stopped me with its subject line: "Search for nation's most beloved librarians comes to a close on Oct. 1." It prompted me to think about some of the people who have made the biggest difference in my...