IMPORTANCE OF HOLLYWOOD in American life.
Show biz used to have this saying — a real home truth — if you want to send a message, call Western Union.
Hollywood seems to have forgotten this in the rush to play with their bright, shiny message-sending toy. Now they’ve been supplanted in the American mind-space by people who get that it’s about amusement, not incitement.
I thought the classiest act over Oscar weekend was Sandra Bullock’s showing up to accept the Razzie. Class and a sense of humor the Razzie voters may not have expected.