COLUMN: Academy Awards give hope for quality films

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 9:32 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The last time I bothered to write of the Academy Awards, the films deemed Oscar worthy by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences consisted of five real dogs (my apologies to the American Kennel Club and dog lovers everywhere).