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Aggressive Academy Awards campaigns push for Oscar votes




Oscar and his clones at a shop in Hollywood, CA.
Oscar and his clones at a shop in Hollywood, CA.
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As the Academy Awards approach, many studios are actively pushing their films for big Oscar wins, with actor and actress appearances, billboards, full-page ads and more.

Liam Lacey, film critic for The Globe and Mail joined the show from Toronto to talk about this year's Oscar campaigns and the more controversial and creative ones of the past.