Why Oscar Voters Prefer Period Movies in Key Artisan Categories

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When the Motion Picture Academy announced the Oscar noms on Jan. 23, there was the usual assortment of period and futuristic fare, but three contemporary films also made the final cut as best picture contenders: “Get Out,” “Lady Bird” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” But that trend didn’t hold up in the below-the-line categories […]