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Oscars 2015: Academy president commits 'Dick Poop' gaffe

Oscars 2015: Academy president commits 'Dick Poop' gaffe

There were many winners and many more losers on Oscar nominations morning, but there was only one person who managed to be both at the same time: "Mr. Turner" director of photography Dick Pope. Or, as academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs mistakenly said, "Dick Poop." That's right, in learning Thursday that he received his second Academy Award nomination, the British cinematographer had to deal with the indignity of having his name mangled into a form he may not have heard since he was on the playground.  Pope had managed to get nominated in 2007 for his work on "The Illusionist" without suffering this abuse. Oscars 2015: List | Top nominees |...

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