“I think Sunshine is absolutely the front- runner. And the fact its directors didn’t get nominated is irrelevant. The best picture and best director categories are so ridiculous anyway. How can something be the best picture and not be the best directed? And the reverse.
“So yeah, give props to Sunshine. I saw it for the second time on a plane back from Panama City, and it’s really wonderful, funny, heartwarming, well performed, whatever. And the folks on the plane just loved it. You could tell the ones who weren’t watching were wondering what was going on when, on numerous occasions, half the plane erupted in insane laughter.
“Of course, I still think United 93 is really the best film of the year, but that’s a moot point now, isn’t it?” — hotshot Manhattan entertaiinment journalist Lewis Beale.