Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Fever' a dishy, well-researched read about the Oscars.(Books)

Byline: Review by Leanne Potts

"Oscar Fever: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards" by Eugene Levy

Continuum, $29.95, 370 pp.

Those of you who had some lingering doubt that the Oscars were as biased as the high school homecoming queen election will be shocked by the revelations in Eugene Levy's "Oscar Fever."

The rest of us jaded movie junkies will lap up this well-researched, dishy read that uses historical analysis of past Oscar nominees and winners to show what we have long suspected: Hollywood is brutally unfair in deciding who gets a statuette and who doesn't.

Like this statistical tidbit proving what we've long suspected about a woman's half-life in Hollywood. …

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