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Academy Awards Voting

An Economist on the Oscars

David Berri | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
David Berri

Despite what seems like a clear endorsement by the customers of this industry, the Avengers was ignored by the Oscars. Perhaps this is just because I am an economist, but this strikes me as odd.

Bad News For The Oscars?

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.03.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Growing concern that problems with the new electronic Oscar voting system could lead to record-low turnout has prompted the motion...

Big Change For The Oscars

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Oscar voters will have an extra day to cast their ballots. The motion picture academy says it's extending the deadline for member...

Big Trouble For The Academy Awards?

Posted 12.28.2012 | Entertainment

For the first time in its history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is allowing its members to vote online for the Academy Awards. Unfort...

How Oscar Voting Rules Could Help Certain Films

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.28.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season is in full swing thanks to the Screen Actors Guild and Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but while the SAG Awards and Golden Globes a...