Tbogg links to a typically giggle-inducing Jason Apuzzo blog post, which inevitably digresses into discussions of “Star Wars” and “Cinderella Man.” And “Cinderella Man” revisionism is pretty easy to come by. Here’s Myrna Blyth complaining about its Academy dissage.
“Cinderella Man” didnâ€™t make much money, and I suppose itâ€™s considered a flop. But none of the other movies nominated for the Oscar have made much money, and everyone in Hollywood seems to be congratulating the producers and directors for making them.
Let’s do this quickly.
Cost: $14 million
Gross: $75.6 million
Cost: $88 million
Gross: $61.7 million
The “gay cowboy movie” starring the guy from “A Knight’s Tale” and the guy from “Jarhead” has been seen and embraced by more Americans than the boxing movie starring two Oscar winners (Crowe and Zellweger). This “Hollywood is thumbing its big Jewey nose at middle America” guff has got to stop.