Will You Be One of the Unfortunate Zillions Who Misses "The New World"?

The New World's lack of Oscar nominations shows how utterly blind and unqualified Academy voters really are. This is nothing new, I know. But just because the Academy members make a habit of shoving our faces in their ignorance and susceptibility to hysteria and political hype doesn't mean it doesn't hurt each time they insult and misguide the many who think their judgments are actually meaningful. Some of you have told me I shouldn't care about this. Do I care much about the Academy? No. But … [Read more...]