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A large reproduction of an Oscar statuette stands at a luncheon earlier this year in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Department of Justice confirmed that it had sent a letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Oscars, saying it has antitrust concerns with some proposed rule changes. Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP hide caption

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Oscar statuettes are seen backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Matt Sayles/Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Critics Nix Pop Flicks Pick For Oscar Fix

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This combination photo shows, top row from left, Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer, Kumail Nanjiani, Jada Pinkett Smith and Timothee Chalamet, and bottom row from left, Kendrick Lamar, Gina Rodriguez, Chloe Zhao, Tiffany Haddish and Sarah Silverman who are among 928 people invited to become members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AP hide caption

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