#1 celebrity website 
							on The 100 Best web sites
   Sunday, October 21, 2018
Show TE Archives:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences adds a new Oscar category: Best Popular Film



In an effort to combat declining ratings for the annual ABC broadcast, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences added a new category: best popular film. How will the Academy decide what criteria defines a "popular" film? Will it be a matter of box office or budget?

Will there be a committee that will arbitrate any close calls? Will studios be able to lobby to argue for a film’s popularity, and, conversely, can they decline a “popular” designation if they decide they don’t want a given film like, say, Black Panther, relegated to what some might regard as the kids’ table? The immediate reaction to the idea made it sound anything but popular.

Click on the headline and read the rest of the story.


https:   
08-09-18