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On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 9:23:23 PM UTC-5, RichA wrote:
> Aside from the left-wingism of the Oscars, this year was dog's breakfast for movies on the whole. 
I remember one other year where it was lousy too, sometime in he 90's.  It would show a great deal
of integrity to simply say, "sorry, but no movie this year merited a best picture nomination so we
aren't granting an award." Plus, we ALL know that smaller movies which play only in restricted
markets rarely get nominated despite the fact some may be considerably better than the mainstream
offerings.

I thought 1999, was one of the worst when they gave the Best Picture Oscar to 
"Shakespeare In Love" instead of "Saving Private Ryan".  That pretty much sums
up Hollywood and the Oscars.

Irish Mike