Bizarre joke or candid irritation? Either way, we're sensing some bitterness.
The down-to-earth movie about loss and family was a Golden Globe darling, taking home the award for Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama. So it came as a surprise to some that it's Oscar successes were few, especially given the Golden Globe's track record for predicting Academy Award wins.
Still, "The Artist" was far from a dark horse for Best Picture, and "The Descendants" was not without it's triumphs: Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon got the trophy for Best Adapted Screenplay.