The Academy did a lot of things right this morning. And ... they also chose Rooney Mara over Tilda Swinton. So, you know, there’s that.
This open is being written three minutes after the nominations were announced. Everyone is scrambling to release their analyses now. I cheered for The Tree of Life. I bugged my eyes at Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. And then came the list of snubs. More observations to follow.
But let’s go back to the beginning:
Aloof will be at the Oscars on February 26. Can you stand it?
Yours in gossip,
Intro for January 24, 2012