The Case For A Scorcese Oscar

Hollywood should be feeling guilty, writes Michael Wilmington. Martin Scorcese has deserved an Oscar as Best Director at least three times before. Yet he’s got nada. “Why should Marty Scorsese get the Oscar this time? More than anything else, because he’s earned it. Though there’s controversy about whether it’s really 2004’s best movie, The Aviator is currently the front-runner and favorite, by virtue of its pack-leading 11 nominations.” So is this the year?