Oscar Mortis

Piccalo, Gina
April 2010
Los Angeles Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p82
The article focuses on what an Academy Award means for people in the movie industry. It says that winning an Oscar can mean big money, particularly to actors who get a raise in their salaries and for movies that can earn more from the box office. It is said that it can also complicate careers, as in the case of Katy Bates, best actress winner for the movie "Misery," whose career stalled a year after receiving her award. The "Oscar Curse" was mentioned, which according to legend, holds that Academy Award winners are punished for their good fortune. INSET: CONGRATS (NOT!).


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