Last night, as I inexplicably suffered through yet another Academy Awards, there was one moment when a glimmering ray of light promised to shine through the dreary landscape of ego-stroking and award purchasing. The moment the words "tribute to horror" were uttered by the voice-over, my heart raced. Could it be that the Academy was actually going to tip its hat from way up on its high horse, to the genre it has so long overlooked? I was anxious to see the clip reel and rejoice with a pair of my horrorphile buddies in the room as our favorite titles garnered representation. But any and all dignity the Oscars had deigned to bestow upon our beloved genre was abruptly decimated when the presenters entered the stage.

categories Movies, Horror