And hey, it isn’t every day that you see CNN’s homepage taken over by two furry-footed hobbits and a computer-generated magic-ring junkie:
Then again, it isn’t every day that a fantasy epic ties the all-time Oscar record with eleven Academy Awards!!!
(Complete coverage on TheOneRing.net.)
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: GO, FRODO, GO!!!!!!
UPDATE: CNN reports: “The record for a film winning all its nominations was nine, set by ‘Gigi’ (1958) and ‘The Last Emperor’ (1988).” [That’s “Gigi,” not “Gigli.” –ed.]
Here’s Drudge’s take: