Reassessing The Awards Season

Jan 28, 2013

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.