No More 'Screeners' for Critics, Academy Insiders NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with Dallas Observer critic Robert Wilonsky about the recent uproar caused by the decision of major movie studios to ban distribution of "screeners" -- the free DVD and videotape copies of films previously provided as a courtesy to critics, and to Hollywood insiders to promote Academy Award nominations.
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No More 'Screeners' for Critics, Academy Insiders

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No More 'Screeners' for Critics, Academy Insiders

No More 'Screeners' for Critics, Academy Insiders

No More 'Screeners' for Critics, Academy Insiders

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with Dallas Observer critic Robert Wilonsky about the recent uproar caused by the decision of major movie studios to ban distribution of "screeners" — the free DVD and videotape copies of films previously provided as a courtesy to critics, and to Hollywood insiders to promote Academy Award nominations.