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As Jimmy Kimmel joked this week, it's time for the focus to move from all those attention-grabbing teachers and firefighters to poor, underappreciated Hollywood.
If you want to dish on the awards, laugh at the fashion or argue the merits of "The Artist" over "Hugo" for Best picture, here's the thread to do it. Personally, I'm devastated that we are being prevented from seeing Bret McKenzie's (of Flight of the Conchords) "Man or Muppet" being performed as one of only two Best Song nominees.
The full list of nominees is here.
If you think that the Oscars is nothing more than a self-indulgent exercise in navel-gazing when there are so many more important things to focus on in the world, you do have an inarguable point. We suggest that you focus on the other posts on this and our sister sites during the ceremony.