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AND THE MISSING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO. . .

(BY SAÏDEH PAKRAVAN) That would be me, of course. Me as a proxy for viewers who dutifully tune in to the Oscar ceremony year after year and, even with numerous TiVo stops, wonder why they put themselves through the pain. Of course, there’s the glamour of our favorite people from our favorite entertainment medium. This 80th Oscar ceremony was no exception. The films in competition were stunningly ... more >