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The Oscars are entirely overrated ... and yet underrated (It's complicated)

The Oscars are entirely overrated ... and yet underrated (It's complicated)

There’s a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what’s up and what’s down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that’s worth considering.

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The Oscars: Living in some parts of Los Angeles we have a skewed view — what, doesn't your town treat these things like the Super Bowl, complete with TVs in every restaurant? But you have to respect Oscar's standing as maybe the only modern construct allowing this many people to complain about what is ultimately a judgment of art....

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