The Academy, Rodney Dangerfield, and SF
Really, which line are you most likely to hear in, say, 2020?
• "It's good, but it's no Hurt Locker."
• "It's good, but it's no Avatar."
Discuss amongst yourselves.
PS: I'm sure Jim Cameron weeps copious bitter tears over this all the way every day on his many, many trips to the bank.
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Money will get you thru times of no Hugos better than Hugos will get you thru times of no money.
-- Jerry Pournelle, American science-fiction writer