Sunday, February 22, 2009

My One Wish about the Oscars

I wish that the Academy Awards were like old-time boxing, in which the mafia ran the show and people threw bouts. Except, in this case, the mafia would build up some picture to be a big winner (Slumdog Millionaire), and when all the bets were in, another picture seemingly came out of nowhere (say, Frost/Nixon, though I haven't seen it) to win. This happens occasionally, (*cough*Brokeback Mountain*cough*), but not often enough. Mob origins would sure make inexplicable decisions not only more explciable, but also seedier and, therefore, more fun.