How the Oscar nominees for original and adapted screenplay shape up

By Glenn Whipp
December 19 2019 - 4:00am

Since we're all making end-of-the-decade lists, here's another for you. Only two movies in the last 10 years have won the best picture Oscar without also taking a screenplay honour - the mostly silent The Artist and Guillermo del Toro's fantasy film The Shape of Water, which was relegated to the Sunken Place by Jordan Peele's Get Out.

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