Susan Thea Posnock writes: The Oscars have never really been about what is BEST. Instead, winners get nominated and walk away with the statuette because of anything from popularity to longevity to likeability. Here’s hoping Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is able to score on all of those counts (and more) this year. I think, if the Academy is really creative, it will figure out a way to nominate the film in almost every category. [More]