Despite the best attempts of Hollywood to make the show seem like a billionaire's version of a "We're all in this together, guys!" theater troupe, it never fails to remain a mutual back-patting between guys who are trying to convince the world that films should be judged based on an arbitrary "Best" basis instead of, for example, anything that matters.
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"And the winner of Best Movie That Should Have Been An HBO Documentary goes to ..."
WrestleMania contains no smarmy self-awareness. It all starts with the title "WrestleMania," which sounds like something a frat boy yells over a rowdy party just after he realizes that he's not getting laid that evening. WrestleMania is Vince McMahon's child, and he does everything that he can to make it seem as important as possible. He even growl-screeches "WRESTLEMANIA!" with the intensity of a jaguar gargling a bulldozer. There's no part of it that isn't driving as fast as it can. And whether it drives off of a ramp and into the stratosphere or straight into the wall of Madison Square Garden is determined at the actual event.
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