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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Phil Alden Robinson’s Field of Dreams, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented a screening of the supernatural baseball drama on Wednesday, December 16, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Back in 1989, Field of Dreams, in which a farmer builds (a baseball field) so they’ll come ("they" being the Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven banned Chicago White Sox players), was nominated for three Academy Awards: best picture, best original screenplay, and best original score (James Horner). Based on W.P. Kinsella’s short novel, the film stars Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, Burt Lancaster, Ray Liotta, and James Earl Jones. Field of Dreams was also part of a [...] »

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