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The Polluted Documentary Oscar Pool

Michael160 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 2:49 PM
Yes, how could this utterly ineffectual hit piece that made not one iota of difference in how people voted be snubbed? It was the movie the White House didn't want us to see!
McGovern Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:26 PM
OK.

How about the other side?

How could an idiotic film like "Ethel" or a stupid film like "Chasing Ice" get nominated?
The cabal that chooses the 15 nominees for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature has issued its 2013 selections. Why was the top-grossing documentary of 2012 -- and the fourth most-successful documentary of all time - not on that expansive list?

Because it was "2016," the film in which conservative author Dinesh D'Souza warns of a dark future for America if Barack Obama is re-elected. The film's producer, Gerald Molen, who already won an Oscar for "Schindler's List," was scandalized. "The action confirms my opinion that the bias against anything from a conservative point of view is dead...