With 10 Best Picture Noms, is Oscar Up In the Air?

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Boston Phoenix | January 27, 2010
After years of shrinking audiences and low-grossing Best Picture nominees, the Academy this year is hedging its bets. Why not expand the slate from five to 10, allowing voters to give lip service to the artsy-fartsy fare while also nominating the big box-office potboilers that they and everybody except for film critics really wanted to see?

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