Hollywood reacts to new popular film Oscars category

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Oscars are adding a Best Popular Film category, and Hollywood is not happy.

Celebrities are weighing in on the new category on Twitter.

The Academy did not announce what constitutes a "Popular Film."

The changes also include presenting some awards during commercial breaks. This is part of an effort to keep the Oscars run time at 3 hours.

The moves were approved by the Academy at a recent board meeting. All members were notified in a letter.




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