Does “Best Picture” Really Mean Anything?

oscar-pimpNow that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, there are five more movies that will go down in history as those identified by the most widely respected movie adjudication entity as the best made last year. The nominees for Best Picture are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. None of them will appear on the list of the most successful movies of the year- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button currently sits at number 20 for movies released in 2008, but well short of the top 5 as of the announcement of the nominations. It follows that none of them will be near the top in attendance [...]

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Roger Ebert Puts Up His Dukes

It looks like you’ll have to mark Roger Ebert off the list of movie critics you want beat up for giving Rob Schneider a bad review. You should probably get started on that list soon as it’s sure to be long since Schneider is currently rocking a zero on Rotten Tomatoes. [...]

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