Oscar Nominees Are In, and… Ayiyi

We’ve learned not to expect too much at the Academy Awards, but this year’s nominees for Best Picture take the cake. The list includes Moneyball, a surprisingly riveting movie about looking at spreadsheets, held together by Brad Pitt’s stunning depiction of former Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (who has garnered a certain pop culture cachet and a massive cult of adoration, especially over the past year). Also: Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, which was saved only by Corey Stoll’s portrayal of Ernest Hemingway. And: The Help. I mean, do we even have to say what’s problematic about that movie? Oh, and finally: War Horse, Spielberg’s new World War I movie, beloved by horse fetishists everywhere.

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