Ever since No Country for Old Men won Best Picture in 2007, people have claimed that Oscar voting is heavily influenced by the erotic pun potential of the nominees. The fact that the ‘most popular film of all time’, Avatar, was overlooked in favor of the the more obscure but more wordplay friendly Hurt Locker, lends support to this suspicion. But it doesn’t necessarily prove anything. On the other hand, the fact that the Lusty Lady put THE SKIRT LOCKER up two hours BEFORE the winner was actually announced, well, that’s pretty much enough to strip Meryl Streep of all of her awards.
THE SKIRT LOCKER