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Oscars snub U.S. military-friendly films

(Washington Times) The annual Oscar nominations often confirm the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences‘ allergy to big-budget, crowd-pleasing action and adventure movies.

The nominations often illustrate the Hollywood elite’s aversion to any fare that smacks, however faintly, of pro-American boosterism.

This year’s Academy Award nominations, announced Thursday, managed to flaunt both biases simultaneously.