Bay State a bit out of focus
Film projects ebb; state works to lure them
One year ago, as Oscar night arrived with numerous Boston-accented films vying for awards, many were hailing 2010 as a watershed year for moviemaking in the Bay State. Fast forward to tonight’s 84th Academy Awards show and you’ll find few Oscar nominees that can even be linked to Massachusetts . While some think the 2012 Oscars dearth is a bad omen and others insist the state’s film industry has never been better, it appears the truth lies somewhere in the middle.