Archive for February 14, 2012

The Oscar Quest: Best Best Picture Choices

Well, we had to do this one. We did all the others. This should be pretty simple.

Again, let me say that the rankings don’t matter. Just admit that these were all amazing choices.

Though I can’t really see why anyone would actually argue with any of these.

Here is a list of what I consider to be the best Best Picture choices of all time. (more…)

The Oscar Quest: Worst Best Picture Choices

This is the one list that the most people feel the need to weigh in on.

And it’s the one I listen to people’s opinions about the least.

The reason for that is because people base their opinion on only having seen the film that won (and even then, not all the time) and one other film that they like better. So I just ignore everyone. It works out.

Here’s my list of what I consider to be the ten worst Best Picture decisions of all time made by the Academy. I’ll do my best to explain why I consider each a terrible decision.

Oh, and because I didn’t say it for the last one — not that it matters, people don’t listen anyway — the rankings don’t matter. But fuck it, let’s just go forward. (more…)

Pic of the Day: “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.”

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