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Pre-Oscars talk

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Rumour has it that anti-Israeli feeling may stop Waltz With Bashir from winning Best Foreign Film at the Oscars tonight. I really hope this isn’t true – mixing politics with awards shows is pretty stupid. In fact, I’d go one step further than that: mixing politics with film is fine on-screen but absolutely not behind the seens.

The big screen is for entertainment, not for political messages.

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Written by jessewhittock

February 22, 2009 at 8:06 pm