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Oscar Talk Episode Eleven: Governors Awards, Tarantino, Holbrook, Docs

Oscar Talk Episode Eleven: Governors Awards, Tarantino, Holbrook, Docs

In the eleventh installment of Oscar Talk, In Contention‘s Kris Tapley and I have a go at last weekend’s Governors Awards, Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, the documentary short list and Hal Holbrook’s performance in That Evening Sun. Over at Awards Daily, Sasha Stone assembles a bigger group to grapple with some of these and other questions.

On the jump, I’ve pasted Stone’s useful breakdown of the different branches of the Academy. You can see how dramatically the actors branch dominates. Want to predict the Oscars correctly? Figure out how each of those branches will vote for the contenders. The producers, executives and publicists tend to be more mainstream, while the writers and directors are more upscale, and the different crafts appreciate the art of moviemaking in a different way. Then add up the numbers.

AMPAS Breakdown

Art Directors-373
Public Relations-370
Members at Large-254
Shorts/Feature Ani-335
Visual Effects-272

Total Voting Members -approx 6,000″>

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