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Musicians perform a song from Slumdog Millionaire during the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 22, 2009, in Hollywood, Calif. The film won 8 Oscars including Best Picture that year — and had box office returns to show for it. Gabriel Bouys/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In An Age Of Streaming, 'Oscar Bounce' At The Box Office Is ... Less Bouncy

Films used to get a boost at the box office from Academy Award nominations — and the bounce still exists for films hanging on at the multiplex. But changes in the industry are altering the calculus.

Musicians perform a song from Slumdog Millionaire during the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 22, 2009, in Hollywood, Calif. The film won 8 Oscars including Best Picture that year — and had box office returns to show for it. Gabriel Bouys/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In An Age Of Streaming, 'Oscar Bounce' At The Box Office Is ... Less Bouncy

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Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama stand next to their newly unveiled portraits during a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery on Feb. 12, 2018. The portraits are set to go on a yearlong tour to five cities in June of 2021. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamas' Portraits Going On Tour Next Year

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Malian kora player Ballaké Sissoko. B. Peverelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Prominent Malian Musician Alleges That TSA Destroyed His Instrument

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