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Half of Oscar winners 'extremely suspect'

Its Oscar night tomorrow and one nominee is Matt Damon, up for Best Supporting Actor. He recently suggested to the New York Times that "the way they should give out the awards is 10 years later." And "if this year we were voting on what was the Best Picture of 2000, I think it would be much more honest." Veteran critic and film historian David Thomson discusses the question of how many Oscar winners of the past, would meet that test?

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