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Among other recent revelations and assertions ranging from the highly personal to the highly political, Daniel Radcliffe has publicly complained that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, 2011's biggest worldwide blockbuster and the very last Harry Potter movie, is in the running in only three "technical" categories for the 2012 Academy Awards. (For the record, those are Best Art Direction, Best Makeup, and Best Visual Effects.) "I don't think the Oscars like commercial films, or kids' films, unless they're directed by Martin Scorsese," the former Harry Potter star remarked in an interview with Radio Times. "I was watching Hugo the other day and going, 'Why is this nominated and we're not?' I was slightly miffed. There's a certain amount of snobbery. It's kind of disheartening. I never thought I'd care. But it would've been nice to have some recognition, just for the hours put in." Hugo, which happens »

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