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The Michigan Daily

Wednesday, March 29, 1989

Page 7

Don't
expect
surprises
this year
BY THE FILM STAFF
TO some people, Oscar is Felix's
other half in The Odd Couple, and to
some he is the Grouch of Sesame
r Street fame. But to most, Oscar is a
gold statuette. However, this once
noble award has turned into little
more than the equal of the People's
Choice Awards, and thus little mod-
els of green puppets in garbage cans
would be just as appropriate.
By now, you've probably heard
everything about all the nominated
films, you probably have your own
predictions, and you're probably
right.
This year the old ad slogan for
Morton Salt is applicable: "When it
rains, it pours." Rain Man will
surely take the top three awards for
which it is nominated - Best Film,
Best Director, and Best Actor. Says
Daily film reviewer Tony Silber:
"The film is dynamic in its genuine
human sensitivity as well as in its
engineering of a very demanding
story. Levinson is truly a character's
director and his treatment of this
story countered with Hoffman's

Oscars
Whose opinion do they
represent?

Them Oscars ain't no
place fer folks like us

BY JOHN SHEA
HOLLYWOOD - Me and Jed is
sittin' in a bush, waitin' for Eddie.
"Is he coming?" Jed says.
"Shut up," I say.
"Dang, he was funny in Coming
to America," Jed says. "'Member that

Frances McDormand, above left with Gene Hackman in Mississippi Burning,
her Oscar nomination in an interview on page 8. Burning will probably lose the
Man, whose star Dustin Hoffman, above right, is the favorite to win Best Actor.

comments on the film and
Best Picture Oscar to Rain

scene where he and the other guy
makes buggy-eyes and starts swear-
ing like crazy? Dang, they's comic
geniuses, them two. They-"
Jed is so stoopid. He just don't
get it, so I have to smack him upside
the head to explain. We quit our jobs
at the beet factory in Duanesberg and
hitchhiked all this way out West just
for this one night and Jed decides to
ruin it by yakking up a storm.
Lemme explain this to you in
more gentler terms: tonight is Oscar
night. Now, Jed and me, we love the
movies -- but we ain't too big on
being educated none. I reckon if we
wanted to be educated, we wouldn't
have dropped out of school in the
seventh grade. But that's another
story. The important thing here is,
we go to the movies to have a good
time. The beet factory has a way of

takin' a toll on a man, and when he
comes home and wraps his arms
around his woman and says, "Honey,
let's go see a movie tonight," he
doesn't wanna see Out of Ass Africa,
OK? He wants a little action, a little
humor, a little comedy. Ya know?
And these Oscar deals? They're
supposed to have the "best" of
everything? Best Actor, Best Movie,
so on. Well, every year Jed and me
watch the Oscar show on T.V. and
every year it's the same damn thing.
Actors who we never seen and titles
we can't pronounce win all these
deals, every damn time. Jed's girl-
friend Charlene, who fancies herself
as a movie expert and reads all those
magazines, says it's because the Os-
car people got a 20-foot-long stick
shoved up their butt that they been
havin' a might hard time gettin' out.
But these movie experts on T.V.,
they say the Oscar people are
becoming less uptight. That people
are gettin' recognized by the Oscar
people who I'd recognize. I watch the
Oscars last year and, yep, it's done
dang true. I saw Mama from Throw
Mama from the Train and I saw
Mork from Mork and Mindy. They
didn't win nothin', but at least they
got to come to the party.
So Jed and me got to thinkin',
"Let's go out there and see our fa-
vorite stars up close and personal like
instead of on T.V." We hitched to
See Me & Jed, Page 8
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startling portrayal make the film
worthy of this award."
As for Best Actress, Jodie Foster
pretty much has it wrapped up.
Since The Accused came out, her
name has been floating about. Be-
sides, by process of elimination, she
is sure to win: Glenn Close and
Meryl Streep have already become

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perennial nominees who don't win,
and Melanie Griffith is too new.
Then there is the case of Sigourney
Weaver. She has been nominated in
both the lead and supporting cate-
gories, which has happened only
four times previously, and in each of
those cases the actress has won for
the supporting part.
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jealous of her unceasing brilliance as
an actor." But Daily reviewer Brent
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