BY JOE TYRRELL
As new Oscar nominations arrive, they gave Hollywood types the chance to declare, “I am somebody!” Or not.
But two UCLA researchers report that the process of making and positioning an Oscar-worthy movie remains a risky business. Writing in the February issue of American Sociological Review, they found Oscar investments can pay off big, or not at all.
Almost everybody but me has their predications. Kevin Fallon and Marlow Sern chime in here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/15/2014-oscar-predictions-who-will-and-who-should-be-nominated.html