Reassessing The Awards Season
The Oscar Buzzmeter is getting louder. Over the weekend, “Argo” captured top prizes at The Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild of America Awards. Those ceremonies – and the upcoming Directors Guild of America Awards – represent a ‘jury of peers’ in Hollywood. "Argo" may be gaining momentum, but director Ben Affleck was not nominated for an Oscar. Hollywood watchers call it a snub in a season of snubs. Amy Diaz, editor and film critic for The Hippo, takes another view.