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Scientific analysis reveals there's a crazy gender gap in screen time for this year’s Oscar nominees · A.V. Club

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By Caroline Siede

  Feb 27, 2014 • 3:06PM

Inspired by the baseball statistics fun of Moneyball, film critic Kevin B. Lee decided to analyze the mechanics of film with the same scientific lens. Lee turned to the Cinemetrics website—which holds statistics for more than 14,000 films—to help him quantify Oscar-nominated performances. What he found was fairly disturbing. In a New York Times article published today Lee revealed there is a distinct gender gap when it comes to the amount of time Oscar nominees spend on-screen.

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