Scavenger Hunt #21: December 2016
1 A Film Nominated for Best Picture in 1939
Frankly, my dear, I can't fucking believe I wasted almost 4 hours of my life watching pro-Confederacy revisionist propaganda. Nor can I believe that, even during the height of Segregation, it was lauded by critics and was nominated for and won an unprecedented number of Academy Awards. Americans are so forgiving of white supremacy when it comes from within our own borders, it just makes me want to vomit.
And like, okay, if this were a technically brilliant film with a fantastic script and a director and cast that knocked it out of the park but also super racist and manipulative, this would be an entirely…