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Sunday, March 05, 2006

The Horrid Crash

So the most mawkishly trite, plodding, hamfisted morality play of a movie just won Best Picture. And Jon Stewart sucked. But at least Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar, even if it comes eight years too late. As Brandt would say, "That's marvelous."

  • At 3/06/2006 07:18:00 AM, Blogger Simplicius wrote…

    Do you mean "The Big Lebowski" or "Boogie Nights"?

    Oh, wait, of course, he was great in "Patch Adams."


  • At 3/07/2006 04:23:00 PM, Blogger Greenwit wrote…

    Thanks to the magic of tivo, this was the first oscars I've seen in a while all the way through. It was so un-eventful, such a complete snoozefestival, that I actually felt relaxed when it was over. Placid. Crash won, and I was so calm that I thought, in sing-song head tones, "Good for Crash. Good for Ryan Phillipe. And when will that nice Don Cheadle man finally play a disabled, discriminated against transvestite so he can win himself an Academy Award?" And then I drifted off into a horrible nightmare about explaining Falstaff.


  • At 3/07/2006 05:21:00 PM, Blogger Simplicius wrote…

    I had a hard time explaining Falstaff too, but I found showing twenty minutes of My Own Private Idaho helped. Students who don't like teh gays, however, were a little skeeved.


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