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Ian O'Doherty: The Oscars have become irrelevant, cloying and deeply insincere

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Joaquin Phoenix spoke out about the lack of diversity (Matt Crossick/PA)

Joaquin Phoenix spoke out about the lack of diversity (Matt Crossick/PA)

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Joaquin Phoenix spoke out about the lack of diversity (Matt Crossick/PA)

So, did you stay up later last Sunday to catch the Oscars?

Nope. Me neither.

What used to be one of the most important nights of the year has faded into obscurity in recent times and that isn't the fault of the films - it's the fault of the people who make those films.