I made it nearly through your entire article today and I didn't get annoyed or aggravated until this gem:
How sad at the Oscars. The Departed kicked tail. I say that's bad
... well, have you seen it? Did the gore bother you? The
pandering, blood-gurgling murderous spree was too much for me.
to it by now, because the Academy voted Oscars not only
the movie but also
for Martin Scorsese for making the flick. What's
next, I wonder. A beheading in
Times Square? Gouging someone's eyes out?
sad we seem to be in search of the
next great gruesome thing in
The Departed was hardly a horror gore-fest.
It was an unbelievable movie. You used to be a great football writer. You wrote about football. You didn't get involved in politics, you didn't get involved in social issues, and you certainly didn't get involved in movies.