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The greatest Oscars injustices ever, from Citizen Kane to Brokeback Mountain

Each year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences attempts to award Oscars to the “best” film or artist in each category that year, and each year it fails at least a few times.There is always room for disagreement on what constitutes “best”: how can we possibly compare Toy Story 3, Inception and The King’s Speech? And yet voters did just that in 2010.It is similarly impossible to nail down all the egregious choices in academy history, but here are a few of the most glaring errors. Starting with the granddaddy of them all...How Green Was My ValleyBeat:Citizen Kane...
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Criterion kicks off 4K Blu-ray collection with Citizen Kane and Mulholland Dr.

The Criterion Collection is finally making the leap to Ultra HD. The boutique Blu-ray publisher announced on Wednesday that it’s going to start releasing 4K UHD Blu-rays, but only for certain films in the collection. Criterion is starting its run of UHD films off with a killer lineup that’s headlined...
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Paddington 2 has replaced Citizen Kane as the top-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes

In an act of sheer justice, Paddington 2 has achieved recognition as the greatest film of all time - surpassing Citizen Kane. An 80-year-old negative review of the previous frontrunner has been added to Rotten Tomatoes, meaning the 1941 Orson Welles film has lost its perfect score and the 2017 live-action romp is now OFFICIALLY considered better.
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10 films that are now better than Citizen Kane – according to Rotten Tomatoes

Thanks to an 80-year-old review, Citizen Kane is now a worse movie than Paddington 2 – according to Rotten Tomatoes.The 1941 film recently slipped from its 100 per cent rating after a negative review – titled “Citizen Kane Fails to Impress Critic as Greatest Ever Filmed” – from eight decades ago was added to the review aggregator website.Orson Welles’s classic now has a 99 per cent score – meaning that Paddington 2, with 100 per cent, has surpassed Citizen Kane as the “better” movie. The live-action sequel quickly became a fan-favourite when it was released in 2017. The children’s film,...
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The greatest Oscars injustices ever, from Citizen Kane to Brokeback Mountain

Each year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences attempts to award Oscars to the “best” film or artist in each category that year, and each year it fails at least a few times.There is always room for disagreement on what constitutes “best”: how can we possibly compare Toy Story 3, Inception and The King’s Speech? And yet voters did just that in 2010.It is similarly impossible to nail down all the egregious choices in academy history, but here are a few of the most glaring errors. Starting with the granddaddy of them all...How Green Was My ValleyBeat:Citizen Kane...
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