Staff Writer Ross Bonaime

Oscar Nominations Announced; Expanded Field Gives Smaller Films a Chance to Shine on Oscar Night

This year at the Oscar’s, the Davids are heading off against the Goliaths.

For the first time since 1943, the Academy Awards will have ten films nominated for best picture, double the usual number of five, after there was criticism of films like The Dark Knight being left off the list of the year’s best.