It’s that time of year again. On Sunday nights I turn on the TV, excited to waste the next 2-4 hours watching Hollywood A-listers pat themselves on the back. The Golden Globes, the Grammys, and the Oscars are what gets me through these dark winter months. And maybe you’re like me, studying the list of nominees and tuning in live just to watch the Recording Academy snub Lana Del Rey (again). Or you’re like most people, either watching the highlights the next day, or just not caring to tune it at all.
My opponent is convinced that A Star is Born should have one the Oscar for Best Picture. In fact, he, and many others of this godforsaken country have convinced themselves that it was worthy of being nominated at all.
Awards shows are never great about actually getting right what the best movies and performances were of any given year, which is partly understandable because it’s much easier to know what holds up in retrospect than only a few months after a movie came out.
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