Nom ballots mailed out Tuesday

The winner of this year’s Oscar best pic statuette will be selected from a field of 242 eligible features. Nomination ballots and a full list of films will be mailed Tuesday to the 4,253 voting Academy members in California. Nominations for the 73rd annual Academy Awards will be announced Feb. 13. Oscar kudocast is skedded for March 25 at the Shrine Auditorium.

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