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Brett Ratner to produce Oscars

The patient's outlook is improving?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has chosen Brett Ratner (he previously directed X-Men and Horrible Bosses) to produce the next Oscars telecast, which will take place on February 26th. It’s an interesting move, one that would indicate the Academy is fighting to reverse the tide of poor ratings--and it's getting worse: last year's audience share was a whopping 10% lower than ... more >