With Dropouts And Cancellations – Should Oscar Cancel?

At what point should the Oscars be cancelled? The red carpet has been rolled up and a few presenters have dropped out, writes Roger Ebert. “Whatever the reasons given by the dropouts, they added up to a dilemma for the Academy: If there are enough cancellations, does there come a turning point when a pall settles over the Oscars, and Hollywood loses the spirit to carry on?”