Take a drink whenever…
someone makes an arm amputation joke. (Two drinks if it’s True Grit-related.)
Tom Hanks is referred to as “classy.”
pre-show host Tim Gunn is passive-aggressively mean to his interview subjects.
anyone is called an “innovator,” a “genius,” or “my best friend.”
a recipient thanks their agent, manager, accountant, or “Operating Thetan.”
The official Flavorpill Academy Awards drinking game
“The fact that every single prestige release of the fall is being weighed purely on the basis of its ability to gather little gold statues is endemic of the hype problem that is wrecking the movie industry.”
Jason Bailey, Let’s Ban Oscar Talk Until Thanksgiving
Sadly, your worst suspicions about the Oscar voting process have been confirmed. No surprises here: it’s all glad-handing and politics.