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To: Kent C

When someone dies the term ‘Oscar winner’ is always in the Obit if it applies even if its 40 years after the fact. Films that win almost always experience a box office bump. However, if you regard cinema as trivial to begin with that’s different.


17 posted on 04/20/2009 12:56:12 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Borges
Films that win almost always experience a box office bump.

Well, of course. There's still a lot of liberals around ;-) and people that want to be 'in'. Lol. Like that communist book that Chavez gave to Obama went to a top seller on Amazon. That guy will probably get an award now. It means nothing to me and to a whole lot of people who don't want to contribute one cent toward any of their 'causes'.

However, if you regard cinema as trivial to begin with that’s different.

Propaganda isn't trivial, but it's still propaganda, and should be acknowledged for what it is. I'll even say that as propaganda goes, sometimes it is well done and perhaps that's the standard that is used in the award shows by the fellow travelers that vote.

19 posted on 04/20/2009 1:08:47 PM PDT by Kent C
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