Originally Posted by Omegabat
I dont really get the argument that Rises should no be nominated because it's predecessors were more deserving,if we agree to this then Skyfall shouldn't be nominated either because the film that inspired it's creation couldn't get nominated.
I thought the argument was that Rises didn't deserve a nomination because it wasn't a good enough film on its own in context of its competition (admittedly far superior to TDK's).
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