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Why does “Juno” piss me off?

In a previous blog post, I took Joe Morgenstern to task for recommending Juno for a Best Picture Oscar. “No one who has ever met an unwed teen mother in real life would ever vote for that cutesy, hipper-than-thou fluff,” … Continue reading

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Oscar, you suck

I thought I was being tough on the Academy Awards. Now comes a February 22 Wall Street Journal article, “Fade to Bleak,” which examines the bad buzz surrounding the 2008 Academy Awards. Oh, and last month The Washington Post bitched … Continue reading

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Oscar, you suck

I thought I was being tough on the Academy Awards. Now comes a February 22 Wall Street Journal article, “Fade to Bleak,” which examines the bad buzz surrounding the 2008 Academy Awards. Oh, and last month The Washington Post bitched … Continue reading

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Oscar, we don’t believe you

Stuart Elliott recently reported that advertisers are treating the February 24 broadcast of the Academy Awards like the Super Bowl, spending about $1.6 million for a 30-second ad. But there’s a major difference between the Oscars and the Super Bowl: … Continue reading

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Oscar, we don’t believe you

Stuart Elliott recently reported that advertisers are treating the February 24 broadcast of the Academy Awards like the Super Bowl, spending about $1.6 million for a 30-second ad. But there’s a major difference between the Oscars and the Super Bowl: … Continue reading

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