This year’s Oscar ceremony is already somewhat mired in controversy because of the lack of diversification amongst the acting nominees. But now a new report has revealed something even more outrageous regarding the Academy’s members: an average of 5.5% of polled Academy members admit to not watching the Best Picture nominees.
This surprising revelation comes courtesy of a new Hollywood Reporter piece, which polled how AMPA members watched each of the films that are currently up for the 2015 Best Picture Academy Award. And the results that were returned will leave passionate moviegoers agog.
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