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Academy Awards: Which film will win best picture?

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We have sifted through 50 years of data to predict where the most coveted Oscar will go.

What is the ideal length for a film to carry the best picture Oscar? When should it be released? And is a winning entry more likely to appeal to critics or to the audience?

And what does that mean for this year’s nominees?

We have turned to the past for clues to where the statuette might go in Sunday’s ceremony.

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