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Every February there is one event that many look forward to (and no it’s not Valentine’s Day). It’s Super Bowl Sunday! There’s food, football, friends, family, and, most importantly, commercials. Whether you are a football fan or not, everyone tunes in. The Super Bowl has become the most watched event on television, beating out M*A*S*H’s final episode in 2010, and continues to break its own record every year. That’s a lot of eye balls on one event.

It has become the perfect opportunity for advertisers to get their products seen, but at a price. In 2017 it cost

Posted by Lauren Antkowiak

The Art Director’s Guild Awards were presented this past Saturday. Blade Runner 2049, Logan, The Shape of Water, and Coco were the big winners in the film categories, with Game of Thrones, The Handmaid’s Tale, Black Mirror, and Will & Grace winning the television categories.

This was the first year that the ADG had an animation category and received praised for its inclusion from many in the animation community, including Ron Clements and John Musker, who received the William Cameron Menzies Award. Clements and Musker were recognized for their past work on films such as The Little Mermaid and

Posted by Lauren Antkowiak

The Producers Guild of America Awards, which were presented on Saturday, is one of the few award ceremonies not televised. Because of that I only have what others write about of the night, but it sure did sound like an inspiring show. Other award shows have one special award that they hand out, such as a Lifetime Achievement Award, whereas the PGA has several special awards. Having more than one spotlight award makes for more powerful moments to happen throughout the night, and this year didn’t seem to disappoint. Jordan Peele, Ava DuVernay, and Ryan Murphy all gave memorable speeches,

Posted by Lauren Antkowiak

The Screen Actors Guild Award were presented last night and Hollywood once again spoke about the current climate, showing their support for the #MeToo campaign and Time’s Up movement, although the speeches weren’t as moving as last years. At this time last year, President Donald Trump had just taken office and issued his immigrant ban. The SAG Awards was the first Hollywood event after the announcement of this ban, and it had a lot to say. The most memorable being David Harbour’s speech, with assistance from Winona Ryder, after his show, Stranger Things, took home the award for Outstanding Performance

Posted by Lauren Antkowiak

The Critic’s Choice Awards were presented last night to the top films and TV shows of the year. Coming just days after the Golden Globes, this award show continued the trend of supporting women and standing against abuse and gender pay gaps. Host Olivia Munn didn’t back down after news leaked that Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million for reshoots on his film All the Money in the World, which replaced Keven Spacey with Christopher Plummer after a sexual abuse scandal broke out about Spacey, while Michelle Williams was only paid $1,000 for the same reshoot. These reports came out

Posted by Lauren Antkowiak