David Sterritt

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Is Stanley Kubrick the greatest director who never won an Oscar? What about Orson Wells? Is the  Academy  likely to make some new mistakes on Sunday night?

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Is Stanley Kubrick the greatest director who never won an Oscar? What about Orson Wells? Is the Academy likely to make some new mistakes on Sunday night?

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