Tag Archives: Alexander Payne

Sideways (2004)

16 May

No, if anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot!

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What if…the Academy weren’t such pussies? How the Oscars should have played out

24 Feb

The Oscars have a bad rep and it’s getting worse.  The primary problem lies in the fact that the decision makers, the Academy, are a bunch of dinosaurs who shy away from controversy by favouring schmaltzy fare over innovation and it seems real talent.  Worse still, a couple of more disturbing trends have emerged in recent years.

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