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Matt Damon: Oscars usually get it wrong

March 16, 2009 |  9:23 am

"I don't think that the awards necessarily get it right," Matt Damon told Parade. "I think they get it wrong more often than they get it right."

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Matt Damon didn't say if he thinks the Oscars got it wrong when he and Ben Affleck won best screenplay of 1997 for "Good Will Hunting," but he apparently thinks that he should've been in the derby trot for the same film much more recently.

"I think that the best way to judge movies is, like, 10 years after they're released," he added. "I think they should actually do the awards that way. I think they should have done the Academy Awards this year for movies from 1998."

So that must mean that Matt Damon may wish not to be considered for his roles in films due out this year like Clint Eastwood's "The Human Factor," and Kenneth Lonergan's "Margaret," and Paul Greengrass' "Green Zone" and Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant" till 2019.

Hey, in the photo above, doesn't it look like Damon and Affleck are trying to give back their Oscars?

Do you think they also want to give back their Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards?

Photo: ABC

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