Friday, February 03, 2006

Whatever: Early Oscar Thoughts, 2006 Edition

Hollywood makes great movies, but nobody sees them: “At this moment, the three highest-grossing Best Picture nominees (Crash, Brokeback Mountain, Munich) have done less business in aggregate than the single Adam Sandler film The Longest Yard. […] The film industry is failing at the task of marrying art and commerce—or, at the very least, failing at the task of convincing moviegoers that art is worth seeing.”