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Oscars study: Elite Academy judges are out of touch with moviegoers

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The elite 5,783 judges who will decide Sunday night's Oscar awards are out of touch with what consumers look for in a movie, often choosing films about activists overcoming oppression instead of Iron Man smashing a tank, according to a new study of the Academy Awards. “The standards learned and employed by elites who possess significant cultural capital tend to deviate from the standards of...