I’m still pissed that Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino” was passed over by Academy voters, but it’s not the first time they fucked up. I posted a series last year detailing Oscar’s worst oversights (among the nominated): Best Supporting Actor and Actress Notables: Madeline Kahn (“Blazing Saddles”), Piper Laurie (“Carrie”), William H. Macy (“Fargo”), Ben Kingsley … Continue reading oscar’s worst snubs revisited
At least Leona Helmsley was upfront about it. Dodging the taxman almost cost Timothy Geitner a Cabinet post. Now The Times reports “problems involving taxes” led Caroline Kennedy to end her campaign for the Senate.
Some “Ghost World” clips, just because.
The best movie of the year was completely shut out by the idiots who run the Academy. “Gran Torino” wasn’t nominated for Best Picture, Best Director or Best Actor. Clint Eastwood was robbed. You-know-who was nominated for Best Original Screenplay. And I’m sure he’ll fucking win. Hey Oscar voters: Get off my lawn! UPDATE: Nikki … Continue reading oscar outrage