Not with the Neocons and their associates breathing over their shoulders!
Last nightâ€™s Oscarâ€™s were swept by The Hurt Locker ,an adequate film with some nice explosions and a ridiculous misrepresentation of the professionalism and character of army bomb disposal experts: 'Locker' loaded as top winner at Oscars by David Li New York Post March 8, 2010
Avatarâ€™s was excoriated because it was feared the image of High Technology Bad Guys massacring lightly-armed Primitives might make some of the sheeple think about Israelâ€™s treatment of the Palestinians.
The Palestinians themselves got the analogy; IN PICTURES/ Palestinian protesters dress as Avatarâ€™s Naâ€™vi Haaretz.com 14/02/2010
By contrast, the Iraqis featured in The Hurt Locker presented as cruel, murderous and shifty - but fairly well able to defend their country.
So talent, creativity, innovation and popular success count for nothing. What will be, for better or worse, a milestone in movie history is passed over for a minor film.
In the meat business, they say you are what you eat. In 21st Century America, they do what they are.