Look at the history of the award for Best Picture. It is littered with bad choices that get more and more glaring over time as the titles that lost rise in popularity and prominence over those that won.
Every day in every way, the movie business is really the spoiler business. Especially on its biggest night of the year, a night when one billion people can see all the plot secrets and great acting moments that will spare them the necessity of ever paying to see the films.
Still emitting zingers but notably less frenetic than in prior years, the perpetually youthful comic was an active participant, to the delight of all, in a panel discussion called "The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis."
I would like to mention these two brilliant films which are not to be missed by cinema lovers anywhere in the world. If you think cinema is more than mere entertainment, then these two films will elevate your soul.
I knew seeing Sophia Loren on the red carpet at the Academy Tribute was going to be a great, but I had no idea this iconic role model could still inspire me to feel good about being a woman now, at my age.
This week, Loren was honored by AMPAS at their Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. What I came away with was how extraordinary a talent this woman was, with a range of performances probably unrivaled in film history.