Last Sunday’s Oscars was the usual glitzy parade of silly grins, gushing speeches and fakery.

Because that’s what acting is – faking it on the screen, with those best at the Hollywood make-believe game walking off with the gongs, cash and fame.

That sounds a bit unfair.  I actually love the movies as much as anybody, and thought it was a great travesty that the incomparable Cate Blanchett missed out on a gong for Carol.

So, fair play to Leonardo and the gang, but the only drama I’m interested in right now is watching so-called experts eat their words.

But that’s another story.

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