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Five Dark and Shocking Films That Should’ve won an Academy Award for Best Picture

The Academy often avoids movies, even brilliant ones, if they’re too offensive

This isn’t about how bad the films that won were. None of them were. In fact, The Academy doesn’t seem to allow films to win that are bad. They always choose good ones. But sometimes they’re too…



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James Gordon

Works full-time as a technical writer. MFA in Creative Writing. Blogs about movies, mental health, relationships, and other topics. Plays piano as a passion.