Monday, February 24, 2014

Movie Night

This sounds about right:
Two-thirds of Americans have yet to see any of the movies nominated for the best picture Oscar, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday.

Among other questions, the poll asked 1,433 Americans whether they had seen any of the nine best-picture nominees, plus two other films competing in other categories. The Academy Awards will be hosted by comedian Ellen DeGeneres on March 2.
Historically speaking, what the Academy likes and what the public likes have often been two different things. "Flyover country" typically knows what it likes more than Hollywood does...

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