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Definition of the noun Oscar Bait
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- [context: film] A film perceived to be designed at least partially in order to win an Academy Award.
Oscar bait is a term used in the film community for movies that appear to have been produced for the sole purpose of earning nominations for Academy Awards or "Oscars", as they are commonly known. They are usually released just in advance of Oscar season, late in the calendar year, so as to meet the minimum eligibility requirements for the awards and be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters. The prestige or acclaim the studio may receive from the nomination or award is often secondary to the increased box office receipts such a film may garner; some films may even be depending on it to turn a profit.
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- Oscar Bait meaning and pronunciation
A film released during the last two months of the year with a big cast and 'important' subject matter to attract the attention of the Academy. Oscar Bait definition by ...
- Oscar bait Meaning
Video shows what Oscar bait means. A film perceived to have been produced at least partially in order to be nominated for, and hopefully win, an Academy ...
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