Bret Easton Ellis' 7 Best and Worst Oscar Movie Tweets

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On June 22, author-screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis tweeted he lives in the same West Hollywood building as the notoriously reclusive Deadline Hollywood blogger. Three weeks later, according to Ellis, Finke called ICM and threatened to sue.

An insult about Kathryn Bigelow, his misery over "Les Mis": The author and screenwriter isn't an Academy member but can't stop tweeting about this season's contenders.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 21 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

"Kathryn Bigelow would be considered a mildly interesting filmmaker if she was a man but since she’s a very hot woman she’s really overrated."

"Suraj Sharma gives an amazing and incredibly moving performance in Life of Pi and seriously needs to do some porn."

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"Silver Linings Playbook in the wrong hands could’ve been a ludicrous mess but it was in the right hands and it’s the best movie of 2012."

"Hollywood liberalism is at its best and worst in Lincoln because it’s an obvious movie made by proud people who want to be congratulated."

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"This is 40 is the kind of movie I totally respond to: sprawling, messy,hilarious, transparent and stars Leslie Mann in a great performance."

"Concerned Empire woman offended by Bigelow tweet writes “I love you, babe. But stop tweeting wasted.” When the hell else should I tweet?!?"