Originally Posted by The_Mighty_Thor
Also my first post already said that there should'net be a best picture category in the awards show because it would be already decided.
But the winners are "Best _____ " according to the organization giving out the awards, in this case the Academy of motion picture arts & sciences. It's the consensus of that specific group of people.
Going by what you are saying, the highest grossing movie of the year should automatically win every award. "It made the most money, therefore it is the best picture, had the best director, the best actor..."