From Zero Dark Thirty and Django Unchained to Lincoln and Life Of Pi, the Oscar-nominated Hollywood films champion hope, faith and vengeance – or the moral values of the wild west – according to David Cox, of the Guardian.
After indulging Europe by garlanding The Artist last year and The King’s Speech in 2011, the Oscars seem set to come home. Hollywood dominates the nominations, and in spite of the global focus it is supposed to have adopted, its nominees largely pay tribute to the American way. They certainly remind us of the optimism, innocence and joy with which America has gladdened the world since the big screen’s inception.
Cox continues to argue that vengeance is a major theme in current Hollywood movies, and certainly the current crop of Oscar Contenders