And the Oscar Should Have Gone to … Joaquin Phoenix

Dear Academy: You had your shot in 2013? Don’t blow it again.

Joaquin Phoenix in Joker (Photo: Warner Bros Pictures) and The Master (Photo: The Weinstein Company)

Picture it. The Academy Awards. 2013.

And the Oscar went to … Daniel Day-Lewis, for his portrayal of the 16th U.S. president in Lincoln. That’s how things went down in the Best Actor category, and for the third time in his career, Joaquin Phoenix…