Best picture points the way for Hollywood execs
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81st annual Oscars

Best picture points the way for Hollywood execs
Best picture is best bellwether
The prize seems to mean more this year than ever. (http://theenvelope.latimes.com/awards/oscars/la-ca-turan22-2009feb22,0,6866310.story)
‘Slumdog': From mutt to ‘Millionaire’
From mutt to ‘Millionaire’
The odds-on Oscar favorite once seemed destined for the direct-to-video bin. (http://theenvelope.latimes.com/awards/oscars/la-ca-slumdog22-2009feb22,0,1868388.story)
Could ‘Milk’ or ‘Button’ beat ‘Slumdog’?
Chances of an Oscar upset
Think Winslet and “Slumdog” are locks? Have you forgotten the year “Crash” won? (http://theenvelope.latimes.com/awards/oscars/env-et-oscars21-2009feb-21,0,7254984.story)
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