Monday, 4 January 2010
My God this year has taken it out of me. For the first 6 months my personal life was like an early Wes Craven film, then the light started to appear around June 13th. Then I slowly got back into blogging, and now I am all meh.
This has nothing to do with the films as for once I am really passionate about some of the films, however I have done something this year that I have not done in the years before - I read the comments on some of the bigger blogs and Oscar sites. There are some mean spirited people out there and they have basically zapped all the joy I have for the awards race, which is a crying shame.
From the racist and size-ist comments against 'Precious' to the more evil hate campaigns against certain individuals within the awards race.
It made this year in movies have an ugly stink.
So forgive my lack of enthusiasm in this, the year of ugly.
Perhaps my New Years resolution is to be kinder myself. We all have those people in the business we hate, but perhaps I should practice what I preach and be kinder in my criticism.
Change begins at home.
Posted by Michael Parsons at 17:07