intro: Normally, by this time in February, Oscar buzz has reached a fever pitch. But this year, it's ... quiet. Insiders blame the less-than-enthralling Best Picture race.
"It's been the case before that half the country hasn't seen most of the movies," said E! Online columnist Ted Casablanca. "But this year, it's more of a crap shoot than ever."
Casablanca blames the widening of the Best Picture category. This year, there are nine nominees where there once were five.
"It's so muddled now,"...Full Story