David Carr, at his always entertaining (if sometimes needy) Carpetbagger blog at www.nytimes.com, offers his guesses for Oscar night, along with some witty contextual observations. For one thing, he thinks Jon Stewart will do well. Most importantly, he agrees with my selection for best song, from "Once." A video of the actual best song from that movie follows the link to Carr piece.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Oscar picks -- and a Jon Stewart prediction
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