Apparently it ain't just Warner Bros's bitch (also known as the NBR). People are lovin' Letters From Iwo Jima.
If you've been reading the film experience for any length of time you'll know that the award show I most hate is the Emmys. I hate them because they're almost the same every year no matter what new developments take place in quality on any given series. I have always loved the Oscars most because a) it's the cinema and b) each year there's a different crop of nominees.
But lately it seems as if Clint Eastwood and the nation's top print critics are colluding to make the Oscars as boring as the Emmys.
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