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Emi P. Cummings

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Better (93 Years) Late Than Never: Diversity and the 2021 Oscar Nominations

The legitimacy of the Academy’s commitment to diversity will be tested once again on Sunday, April 25, 2021, the day of the 93rd Academy Awards.

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Portrait of an Artist: Joy B. Nesbitt ‘21

The Harvard Crimson sat down with campus artist Joy Nesbitt to discuss her journey to becoming a singer-songwriter and upcoming album "Atlas Rising."

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From Our Writers: What Books Kept You Sane In Quarantine?

Our writers turned to books for solace throughout quarantine: Here are their top picks for what soothed them most.

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Unpopular Opinion: Color-Blind Casting Isn’t ‘Woke’ — It’s Racist

Recent examples of color-blind casting — casting that does not take race or ethnicity into account — reveal the complexities that develop when exclusion and rejection of authenticity are disguised as an egalitarian artistic convention.

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‘Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown’ is a Royally MAGAnificent Satirical Touchdown

Lithgow manages to craft poems that are not only distinctive, but also hilarious, engaging, and surprising.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Features Bold, Brilliant Moves Played With Almost Perfect (Grand)Mastery

Despite being centered around an occasionally dull game, “The Queen’s Gambit” is unfailingly thrilling, endearing, smart, and — somehow — a bit sexy.

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‘Project Power’ Neither Shocks Nor Electrifies

If there’s a recipe for contemporary action/sci-fi/superhero movies that are entertaining but oh-so clichéd, then “Project Power,” a Netflix film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, follows that recipe to a T.