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Published February 27, 2012 9:16 am

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See. Those Hollywood liberals are trying to turn us into Europe.

Five Oscars - including best picture, best director and best actor - for The Artist, from France.

Five Oscars for Hugo [my family's choice for best movie of the year], set in Paris.

One major Oscar - original screenplay - for Midnight in Paris.

(OK. One token conservative icon - Best actress to Meryl Streep for playing Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.)

Also consider this from those heathens at The New Yorker:

- The Academy Awards are like teenage sex - Anthony Lane

... It's all about the fizzing buildup, and the self-persuading aftermath: the occurrence itself, nowadays, is nothing but fumble and flub, though, to hear the crowing tones of the participants, you'd swear that they were souls in bliss. ...