Last week our newest contributor Adam Charles mused about the lack of interest that the web generation has in the Academy Awards. You don’t care about the awards because you haven’t seen the movies, because the movies didn’t make enough money at the box office, because none of them had Megan Fox crotch-shots, etc. The Oscars are not cool.

This year, I would contend that they are, in fact, cool. With Best Picture nominees like Inglourious Basterds, District 9 and Avatar, the Oscars may be “cooler” than ever before. If you subscribe to the theory that they need to somehow fit into what the web determines to be cool. Seriously people, it is time to let go of The Dark Knight.

Moving on. This morning I received a press release from a company called AppEzzy. They’ve just released an application for the iPhone called Academy Awards ® Hero. At first I was skeptical, but $.99 of the company’s money later, I found that this simple little application might be useful. It allows you to make predictions as to who will win on Oscar night, track those predictions, Tweet those predictions and view past winners. Simple, easy-to-use, and full of information that might come in handy — or not. It depends on whether or not you choose to participate in Oscar night. I hope that you do, as we’ll be live-blogging from a boat, or something equally insane.

For now, have a look at a few screenshots from Academy Awards ® Hero from AppEzzy. It is a $.99 app that is currently available in the iTunes App Store:


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