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Review: ‘The Post’ should earn a spot among award-winning movies about newspapers

Movies about the watchdog element in news media are now more important than ever. And because of President Trump’s frequent bashing and undermining of the press, “The Post’s” timing couldn’t be more perfect. That historical context is what makes movies like this one special. “The Post,” directed by Steven Spielberg, …

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Skip’s Records & CD World is worth the drive

Skip’s Records & CD World has been Eugene’s largest independent record store since opening in 1989. But even hardcore music geeks in Eugene may be unaware of it, especially if they’re anywhere near the University of Oregon campus.  Located more than three miles west of the Duck Store, Skip’s sits …

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Skip's Records & CD World is worth the drive

Skip’s Records & CD World has been Eugene’s largest independent record store since opening in 1989. But even hardcore music geeks in Eugene may be unaware of it, especially if they’re anywhere near the University of Oregon campus.  Located more than three miles west of the Duck Store, Skip’s sits …

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Oscar recap: Selfies, pizza and Lupita Nyong’o’s lip balm

Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizzas and Meryl Streep gave the world her best selfie face. Welcome the a recap of the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Ellen carried the show with a confidence that only a truly respected comedian who has been in Hollywood for 20 years could have. She gracefully mocked Hollywood, …

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Academy Awards roundtable: Who will win big at tonight’s Oscars?

The 86th Academy Awards are this Sunday night. Regardless of how many movies you’ve seen, this award show has something for everyone, whether it be the red carpet, the performances or the music that cuts people off during their acceptance speeches. Sports fans had the Super Bowl a few weeks …

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Director Phyllida Lloyd’s ‘The Iron Lady’ biopic is a must-see flick

You don’t need to know anything about British politics to see this film. You don’t need to be familiar with Margaret Thatcher to see this film. This biopic tells the story of a former global leader, and humanizes her story.

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