Picture/how we got here

February 2004
Daily Variety;2/18/2004 Oscars Wrap, Vol. 282, p5
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Discusses how motion pictures are selected as nominees for the Academy Awards. Selection of the motion pictures "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" "Lost in Translation," "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World," "Mystic River," and "Seabiscuit"; Popular thinking that the Academy tends to general to take genre films less seriously.


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