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Brattle Theatre | Oscars Party | February 27, 2011
Photos from Brattle Theatre's Oscars night pre-party fundraiser and viewing party.
A slew of genre films that hold a special place in our hearts -- but not in the Academy's
It's Oscar time again, and, as usual, the Academy is trotting out the same old bullshit.
Given the change in political attitudes after the election of Barack Obama, a reactionary backlash following last year's progressive Oscars - in which Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win Best Director - might be no surprise. But who knew the Academy would get this fuddy-duddy?
Truth is better than fiction.
The winter blahs are over. The first great cinema treat of 2011: the five surprisingly superb documentary shorts vying for an Academy Award, opening this Friday as "2011 Documentary Oscar Shorts" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
Oscar looks back, turns inward
Last year's Oscar program had a celebratory feeling about it that's not always associated with the most watched ceremony in the world.