What are The Academy Awards good for anyway? Ron Greenfield explores the question in his latest blog post: The Academy Awards, Not Lost in Translation.
"There are many who say the Oscars are a popularity contest, designed not to award good films, but films that make the industry look good and hit the right notes with the movie-going public. In short, a public relations and media extravaganza, a lot of hype with little substance. Well, yes, there is some truth to that, but has anyone ever thought or considered what this translates into – for the winners as well as the losers and nominees in general?" - Read more at: http://www.aspectsofentertainment.com/academy-awards-lost-translation/#sthash.kmXeJS2I.dpuf