Moviegoers might think that Hollywood talent can win Oscars on merit alone. But nominees often live or die on Oscar night thanks to the effectiveness of the awards season campaign. crash dance Brokeback Mountain for a great movie or Shakespeare in Love dance saved private ryan.
The conversation about reforming the Oscars campaign resurfaced this year. When Andrea Riseborough was nominated for Best Actress for the little-watched Dear Leslie. as you will see below Riseborough’s nod of surprise means that the battle for Oscar’s honor — once fought in Hollywood parties, media junk and newspaper ads — can now be wagered online.
This is the conclusion of an Oscar campaign so intense — tireless, cumbersome, or tacky — that can only happen in Tinseltown.
95th Academy Awards Sunday, March 12, 8/7c ABC