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Friday, February 23, 2007

Oscar's greatest crimes

Posted By on Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 11:14 AM

Forrest Gump over Pulp Fiction; Marty Scorsese losing for "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas," Alfred Hitchcock never winning; Marisa Tomei and Halle Berry; "Oliver!" beating "2001: A Space Odessey;" "Rocky" in 1976 . . .

     

There's so much more: Peter O'Toole losing to Cliff Robertson in 1968; Robert Benigni (who?) wininng over Tom Hanks, Ian McKellan, Ed Norton and Nick Nolte in 1998; "Sunset Blvd." shut out in 1950; "Bugsy" shut out in 1991; Catherine Zeta-Jones for "Chicago;" and "Crash" over "Brokeback Mountain," last year, to name a few.  If "Little Miss Sunshine," wins Best Picture, you can add it to the list.

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