"Oscar, Oscar, Oscar..."
Meanwhile, real life finds the will to go on, somehow, some way beyond the silver screen. Aren't we brave?
The Republicans are so desperate for heroes and ideas I can perfectly imagine Rush Limbaugh and the establishment GOP latching on to Lincoln getting two Oscars and making it the main plank of their campaign platform for 2016.
The uselessly liberal Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences somehow found the balls to repudiate torture by not recognizing Kate Bigelow this year and snubbing Zero Dark Thirty while the actual torture still goes on.
Global warming still threatens to extinguish all human life on earth by 2050 unless we change our ways by yesterday and if that happens, we'd better find a way to safely watch movies under water. because as long as we're kept entertained, life isn't all that bad, huh?
This is the part where I roll my eyes and wait for the blessed tsunami.