10 Blockbusters From 2017 That Should Win Oscars (But Won't)

Professor X deserves his due.

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It's getting to that time of the year where the annual Oscar circus kicks off, as the year's arty big-hitters start unfurling at festivals, and everyone begins speculating on which films will take home a gold statue or ten next February.

Soon enough the debate always stretches to which blockbuster movies might break the mold and potentially score some Oscar love, before everyone remembers just how famously prejudiced against tentpoles the Academy traditionally is.

These 10 films all have the sure potential to win Academy Awards across a wide array of categories, but given the dismissive nature of the crusty old white male collective that is the Academy (even if it is slowly becoming more diverse), they're surely all going to have to settle for a nomination at best.

If any of these movies did indeed scoop their deserved Oscars, it'd be exciting proof that Oscar voters aren't thumbing their nose at big-budget cinema as much as usual, but let's be honest, it's just not going to happen...

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