“Goodbye to Language” is pretty much impossible to follow and almost jokingly esoteric. To “get it” doesn’t even seem to be the point. Yet, it cannot be denied that “Goodbye” is jarring, visually electrifying and probably has more fun with 3D than any movie ever made.
Is it possible to have an Academy Award year go by without some sort of controversy popping up? The answer is yes, but it’s a lot more fun when all hell breaks loose. Godard’s award is just a drop in the bucket of Oscar’s turbulent history. Here are some of the most notable Oscar controversies of all time.