Best Picture … Star Trek?

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Admittedly, I’m not entirely certain how the Producers Guide of America’s awards affect or mirror the Oscars, but I was pretty stunned to see Star Trek included in their list of nominees for Best Picture. Not that I don’t think it was a very good movie, because I loved it, but because as a life-long Trekker, it’s still kind of mind boggling to see such mainstream adoration for a Star Trek film.

I mean, really: the Onion had it pretty much dead-the-fuck-on:

Trekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As ‘Fun, Watchable’

Also included on the PGA’s Best Picture was District 9 which I recently watched and should probably write a not-so-hot-to-trot post about later today …