Sunday, February 22, 2009

And The Oscar Goes To ... Or Doesn't

This week's objet d'eBay, a fake Oscar whose model was the childless Emilio Fernández Romo, is the reminder that the tube du jour is the Academy Awards. [Earlier: Movies to Be] Of course, everyone of heart is rooting for Heath Ledger's dad, Kim, to receive the award for his son's Joker performance that will eventually pass to Ledger's daughter, Matilda.

That rooting isn't quite fair to the various other nominated dads or all the fathers rooting on their children. But as is said quite often, life isn't fair. Peope see things differently as evidenced by the If it were, then more people would have been inspired for good and bad by the multi-awarded, but never Oscared 2005 dark comedy, In Memory of My Father, which would also be a wonderful name for the movie created from the angst of a woman whose dad was a CIA star (another still-to-be-made film).

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