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The Academy Awards: The Critics Vs. The Crowd

The top grossing films of 2008 were The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Indiana Jones, Hancock, and WALL-E. But the 2009 Oscar nominees for best picture are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire.

So what do you think? Do Academy members have the best taste, or are they out of touch?


David Carr, culture reporter and media columnist for The New York Times

Murray Horwitz, Talk of the Nation movie guru

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