Dear god are the academy awards boring this year. It would be much more entertaining if Jon Stewart just did three hours of standup. I’m watching my built up queue of vlogs instead because I can’t stand it anymore.
I think you can deduce everything you need to know by the fact that they rush the award winners in their speeches, but seem to have all kinds of time for innumerable tedious montages about things like the fact that once movies were made about tough guys, or sometimes they are about real people. Hollywood is willing to make the time to jerk itself off.
Update: Ken Levine weighs in with a great quote:
Oh, and one other thing while I’m ranting. All through the show the Academy’s message was bludgeonly clear – see movies on the big screen not on DVD’s. So what do they do? Show montages all night long of classic movies that are ONLY available on DVD. When was the last time you saw KEY LARGO at your local Cineplex?