It is the only best picture nominee available in the home video market.
"Look at the five best picture nominees from that year," he said.
But another challenge this year seems to be the best picture nominees themselves: none have crossed the $100 million mark at the domestic box office.
This was also the first year that all of the five Best Picture nominees were in color.
The best picture nominees include mostly independent films with low budgets and serious subjects.
This is one of two Best Picture nominees that have never been released on home video.
But to prevail, they must first make the list of 5 to 10 best picture nominees under this year's new set of counting procedures.
None of the nine Best Picture nominees was among the top ten releases in box office during the nominations.
Rarely have the best picture nominees, however sweeping and grand, dealt with dicier subject matter.
To the Editor: Though some may say the best picture nominees were small films, they were anything but.