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June 24, 2009 1:05 PM

Oscars to double number of best picture nominees

Having 10 or more nominees was common in Hollywood's golden age 60-70 years ago. Academy President Sid Ganis said the academy's board of governors' decision will open the field up to more worthy films for the top prize at Hollywood's biggest party. The change takes effect with next year's Oscars on March 7.

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