Well, the 2012 Academy Awards have taken a beating – again! And no wonder. It becomes ever more the tired mutual back-slapping society for famous faces, film-makers, artists and their hangers-on as each year goes by.
A Miami Herald article here says much the same thing.
The Academy Awards are wearing as thin as the gold plate on an Oscar that wears off if you hold it too much!
It’s time for a change. Let’s have real artistic work recognized, and not have those nominated who can pay for it, or pander to the “scratch my back, and next time I’ll scratch yours!” attitude in this old-boys network.
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