The Oscar nominations are a bit mixed up – just like a movie industry that’s in transition

(CNN)If the “snubs” and oversights feel a little more acute and arbitrary with the latest round of Oscar nominations, blame that in part on a year that produced an abundance of good movies, and few genuinely great ones. Both “The Irishman” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” are fine movies. For many, however, each paled next to signature works by the directors responsible for them — “Irishman,” another mob drama, falling short of Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas,” while “Once Upon a Time” is arguably the fourth or fifth best…

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