I always think that voting in the Filmspots will make people less likely to essentialize what "the Academy" wants and is doing with their votes, as if they all got together in a room and hashed out the nominees and winners with respect towards public relations, history, ratings, etc.
I'm always wrong.
I've re-read this several times and I still can figure out what you are saying here.
I was thinking, for example, about the idea that there was a concerted effort, by the Academy, to have a slate of Best Picture nominees that offered something for everyone. I can't imagine that being a concern of any individual voter. Likewise, I can't imagine a Filmspot voter being like, huh, Gomorrah
was just okay, but I'm going to vote for it for Best Picture anyway because it'd be great if we had a foreign language film in the mix this year.