What Makes an Oscar-Winning Performance?

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A thick accent, putting on 30 pounds, or a strong studio campaign: How do you win an Academy Award for acting?

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Kim Masters, NPR's entertainment correspondent

Michael Kahn, director of Julliard Drama Division

Carrie Rickey, film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer

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