Sexist Movie Posters Might Ruin “The Artist” Actor’s Oscar Chances

Best Actor nominee Jean Dujardin has a new sex comedy hitting theaters in France this month, and advertising regulators have asked that the studio take down the posters for “Les Infideles” because they are degrading to women.

The French press have roundly pointed out the poor timing of the player-esque posters (i.e. post-Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal) and that Dujardin’s chances for the Academy Award are slipping. Though, IMHO, these aren’t half as risqué as the Hungarian poster for “Shame.” (And that movie got zero nominations.)

“I’m just going into a meeting.”

“It’s going to cut out, I’m just entering a tunnel.”

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