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Update: Hawke has provided additional comment clarifying his remarks. You can read it below: .I think the Oscars do a very good job in representing much of the great work in a given year. Inevitably though, many great films and performances are not recognized and can be overlooked due to the mass marketing and PR machines that march through the awards season. I don.t mean to take anything away from the genuine and deserved excitement that every nominee should feel.. Two-time Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke has been involved with a number of Oscar-worthy features over the course of his career, from Training Day (which earned co-star Denzel Washington a statue) to Before Sunset, which scored him a screenwriting nod. But now the actor is biting the hand that occasionally feeds him by lashing out at the Oscars as the industry prepares to roll out its annual carpet. Speaking »

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