From: SLGreg <>
Subject: Re: Oscar ratings crash - maybe the lowest of all time
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Subject: Re: Oscar ratings crash - maybe the lowest of all time
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:07:10 -0800
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On Tue, 6 Mar 2018 11:36:37 -0500, Obveeus<> wrote:

>I think the main reason that ratings dropped are:
>1.  ratings for everything are dropping.
>2.  this year's lineup of nominated movies was lackluster.  WONDER WOMAN 
>didn't get nominated to pull in the popular film crowd.  I know my 
>desire to even watch went from low to zero when THE BIG SICK didn't get 
>nominated for Best Picture.  This year's winner, THE SHAPE OF WATER, was 
>a box office champ by Oscar winner standards, but still took in under 
>$60million at the box office and barely made the Top50 films in box 
>office for last year.

THE SHAPE OF WATER wasn't geared at 14 year old boys, who line the box
office tills with all the super hero crap.

I heard DUNKIRK made the most of all BP nominees. Blood, guts, guns
and valor, yanno.
 - greg