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    only one other Oscar for....

    But Spotlight ó an ode to the hard-nose, methodical work of a journalism increasingly seldom practiced ó took the nightís top honor despite winning only one other Oscar for McCarthy and Josh Singerís screenplay. Such a sparsely-awarded best picture winner hasnít happened since 1952ís The Greatest Show On Earth.

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    Doesn't the sentence need a comma after 'only one other Oscar'?

    There is only one 'only one other Oscar', so the phrase modifying it should be non-restrictive, right?

    The way it is written it seems that the film had already won an Oscar for 'McCarthy and Josh Singer's screenplay' and it won only another one.

    Am I correct?


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    Navi.

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    Re: only one other Oscar for....

    Yes, I'd put a comma there, for the reason you mention.

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