The Juno phenom has got all due analysis from every possible angle. Cinematical's Ryan Stewart tried to calm us Juno-haters by insisting that Juno was certainly a little movie; perhaps that will be some consolation when Juno wins that Best Original Screenplay Oscar a week from Sunday (the safest Oscar prediction you could make). Despite the charm of Ms. Page, and the arguable indie cred, there's still holdouts. I still think Juno was a sustained onslaught of alterna-cuteness so pitiless that it makes the very follicles of the hair ache.

Revenge is sweet, and few internet commentaries have been sweeter than this one by Bob "BobServo" Mackey at somethingawful.com. It's purportedly the first three pages of Quotey, the new Diablo Cody script about "a brilliant yet spunky screenwriter who says what we all think." Like all great satires, it looks exactly like the real thing: a culture-vulture's breakfast of dropped references and a Love Story plot, illustrated with ink margin drawings, in the manner of a bored sophomore doodling while listening to a lecture on Tennyson. The vintage National Lampoon meanness is really delightful. Interestingly, the phrasing in this imaginary disease-of-the-week script turns out to be not that horrendously different than the purportedly leaked script of Cody's new horror film script Jennifer's Body, as annotated by "Big Ross" of CC2K. Read and compare...