Oscars 2019: what makes a winner?

February 2023

As expected, tragedies did well at this year’s Oscars, with movies ending at a sad emotional tone or bringing us back to reality doing well. Research conducted at the University of Birmingham and the Alan Turing Institute analysed thousands of films and showed that tragedies (films starting on a happy note and turning sad) on average do better at the Oscars than other genres.

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