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Yes, ‘Avatar’ Academy Screeners Going Out

Will arrive before Feb. 2 nomination announcements … in 2D, of course

There’s widespread belief across Hollywood that 20th Century Fox will not send out DVDs of "Avatar" because the studio and director James Cameron insist upon Oscar voters seeing it in -D on a big screen so they can fully appreciate its truly special effects.

But a rep says the screeners will be sent soon to Academy members and — contrary to another rumor — prior to Oscar nominations being announced on Feb. 2.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.