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The Oscar nominations are a bit mixed up -- just like a movie industry that's in transition

(CNN)If the "snubs" and oversights feel a little more acute and arbitrary with the latest round of Oscar nominations, blame that in part on a year that produced an abundance of good movies, and few genuinely great ones.There were, in fact, a number of mixed signals to be found in the nominations unveiled on Monday morning, which, taken together, paint a portrait of a movie industry in transition. The Oscars have met the streaming age -- and the flood of options coming from it -- but still appear to be figuring out how to absorb all that content, and where it fits.Adding to the logjam, a number of performers delivered standout performances in movies that, overall, weren't equal to them. While Renee Zellweger and Cynthia Erivo overcame that ...
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