If we get rid of movie montages (the condensed big budget creativity of collective filmmakers – basically the condensed ‘money shots’ seguing of Hollywood’s dazzling brizillience), or, reduce the screen time of movie stars cinematic coverage in Oscars prime time – what’s left? More time for ‘messages’ in host speeches perhaps. More ‘timely messages’ from Anne Hathaway and James Franco via Oscars show writers? I see. Their lines better be good, because Hollywood does not like a bad muppets show. That goes back to the 70′s and I’m old enough to know.
Guest commentary today via The Hollywood reporter’s Gregg Kilday at Oscars intended shake up. Could be interesting this year. Gregg writes:
“Producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer have booted a number of familiar elements from the Feb 27 show.
As preparations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards move into high gear, producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer have booted a number of familiar elements from the Feb 27 show.