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The numbers behind the Academy Awards

Posted by · 6:13 pm · February 22nd, 2010

This is a massive graphic, so click on the jump to check it out.  Courtesy of Business Pundit.

The numbers behind the Academy Awards




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  • 1 2-22-2010 at 6:33 pm

    Filmoholic said...

    It costs 5 million dollars to “convince” voters to back a film for Oscar consideration?

    Wow, they are basically admitting that all the nominations are just the result of campaigning and not quality.

    Yeah, I know this is not news, but it’s astounding how much the academy are willing to publicly admit what a joke they are.

  • 2 2-22-2010 at 6:42 pm

    Nigel Bridgeman said...

    It wasn’t done by the Academy, Filmoholic.

  • 3 2-22-2010 at 7:54 pm

    David said...

    Gone with the Wind comes in at 3 hrs and 46 mins. A small complaint, I know, but it still raises the bar on the longest length for a winning feature.

    That aside, a number I’d be interested in knowing: the percentage of voters that actually vote.

  • 4 2-22-2010 at 9:53 pm

    M said...

    Damn $500 to use high speed internet.

    $5 mil to bribe the voters, ah I mean “campaign”

  • 5 2-23-2010 at 1:11 am

    crazycris said...

    Um, people who’ve won both best actor AND best actress???

    Oh wait, no it’s movie with both winners! My bad! ;)

  • 6 2-23-2010 at 6:05 am

    Megan said...

    I think we need to get a larger number of streakers for the Academy Awards.

    There’s been a lot of these infographics going around on the Web lately. The last two I saw were about STDs and sperm, and both were equally as horrifying.

    This one makes me want to pour bleach in my ears a lot less.

    (I really have nothing insightful to contribute this morning….)

  • 7 2-23-2010 at 7:17 am

    Matthew Starr said...

    The average person wins $50 in oscar pools?

    Can someone tell me how I can join one of these pools? lol.

  • 8 2-23-2010 at 8:58 pm

    Kevin said...

    Matthew: Notion seconded!