...so goes the Academy. Because these guys are known far and wide as totally mainstream, comfort-seeking, heart-of-Hollywood voters. They always go for the boilerplate favorites. Through his Facebook posts Lurie is the better known voice among most of us, but since his now-legendary pronouncement about Kenneth Branagh's Belfast during last September's Telluride Film Festival, Ganis has become a kind of towering Brentwood colossus, hundreds of feet tall like a kindly, white-bearded, benevolent Buddha who loves movies and his many industry friends, a statue and a symbol of emotional Academy preferences.