Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Oscar and Argo and Jimmy Carter
Could a Best Picture win for Argo be the latest step in the "rehabilitation" of President Jimmy Carter. Douglas Brinkley of The Daily Beast makes a persuasive case that our 39th POTUS could benefit just as much as Ben Affleck at tonight's Oscarcast. Even though Carter himself has noted that the movie takes a few, ahem, liberties with historical facts.