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Robin Abcarian: Some Hollywood misdeeds forgiven; others are not

LOS ANGELES - On Sunday, at the Oscars, Hollywood will celebrate itself yet again. This town spends so much time patting itself on the back, it's a wonder any movies ever get made.

This year, I keep hearing that the usually self-satisfied tone of the ceremony will be a bit different. Women are angry and empowered by the #MeToo movement. Many of the industry's towering male egos have been toppled by an avalanche of sexual harassment, assault and rape allegations.

What started out as a bombshell expose about one vile movie mogul has morphed

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