Two years ago, the best picture Oscar race doubled from five nominees to 10. But this time? The Academy isn’t so sure.
It could be anywhere from five to 10 contenders.
Ever since the 2009 change, Hollywood has debated whether 10 is too many, expanding the field to include movies that don’t deserve the honor of a nomination just to fill the extra spaces. Tuesday night, the ruling governors board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seemed to concur with the criticism. READ FULL STORY