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Hollywood outsider finally receives his due

Long-snubbed, Altman to get honorary Oscar

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / March 5, 2006

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When Robert Altman receives his honorary Oscar tonight ''for a career that has repeatedly reinvented the art form and inspired filmmakers and audiences alike," the award will come as the latest uneasy embrace by Hollywood of this most prickly of American visionaries. Love him or hate him -- there seems to be no middle ground -- Altman is the most ... (Full article: 1333 words)

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