Originally Posted by JerseyJoker
TDKR wasn't an Oscar worthy film in any capacity of direction, writing or acting.
There are two ways to play the “Oscar prediction game”: 1) Declare who should
win/get nominated (based on artistic merit); 2) declare who might
win/get nominated (based on the spotty history of the awards - “Hollywood politics,” body-of-work honor, redressing a past snub, etc.).
I think many who thought TDKR
had a nom shot were thinking in terms of category 2. I don’t think many were insisting it was Citizen Kane
(which, btw, got nominated... but didn’t win