'FAHRENHEIT' FAILS AS CLUB SNUBS SCHLUB Michael Moore has been busting his rather sizable hump for two months on a campaign to get his anti-Bush polemic, "Fahrenheit 9/11," nominated for an Oscar.
But when the nominees were announced yesterday, his incendiary movie was nowhere to be seen — despite the liberal bent of many Academy Awards voters, who two years ago gave Moore the Best Documentary prize for "Bowling for Columbine."
"Last December, Michael went door to door, pitching the movie," recalls David Poland, editor of the showbiz-industry Web site MovieCityNews.com.
HO-HUM: MICHAEL MOORE GETS NO OSCAR NOMINATION; LEFTY BLOGGERS YAWN I still strongly believe that no blogger is obligated to write about any topic, but I just find it interesting that web personalities who one would think would be big Michael Moore fans are collectively shrugging their shoulders over this.
And to make matters worse Passion gets four nods.