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    • March 8, 2017 8:36 PM EST
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      Top 10 Failed Oscar Bait of the 21st Century

      The first year I did the Oscarwatching was actually the first year I discovered TSO: 2000. Back then, Pay It Forward appeared to be the biggest failed Oscar bait ever. Actually this countdown shows there's been bigger. Way bigger:

    • March 8, 2017 8:49 PM EST
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      Not one of those have I seen and only about two I have heard off.

    • March 9, 2017 12:46 AM EST
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      A good find with this video Trevor, I agree with all on the list but the one I thougt before I saw it that would be in contention was All The Kings Men.

    • March 9, 2017 1:23 PM EST
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      I prefer movies made to entertain not trying to get Oscar nominations.

    • March 10, 2017 10:33 AM EST
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      Have not seen not a single one, pure artsy adult movies.

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      All pretentious movies with a niche audience, give me a nice rip roaring Pirates of The Caribbean any day.

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      Back in the 30's, 40's and 50's, movies that entertained the public in big numbers did win big at the Oscars. Interesting how things change over time.
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      I prefer movies made to entertain not trying to get Oscar nominations.

       

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      I saw all of those productions and I thought Oscar for most except the atrocious Amelia.

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      Another good find Trevor, and quite a list of Oscar pretenders. :)

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      The make many of those pompous Oscar pretenders over here in the UK.

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