Anghus Houvouras reflects on the 85th Academy Awards...
The morning after the Oscars is always a turbulent time. People spend countless hours analyzing every little facet of the award ceremony. From grading the host to breaking down the legitimacy of the winner, analyzing the choices and whether or not the voting body made the right call. But this year I find myself in a strange place...
I agree with all the choices.
As a film writer, it's a unique place to find yourself. Usually in the wake of the Oscar telecast there's a soapbox to stand up on to shout from or a torch wielding mob that needs to be pointed towards a particular injustice. But not this year. This year, I found myself pleasantly surprised with the winners. This year, they got it right.
First off, they didn't phone it in. When the nominations were announced, I was sure »
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