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The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007)

TV-14 | | TV Special 25 February 2007
Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).

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Best Costume Model
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Eastern European #1
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Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Dreamgirls dancer
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Himself - Co-Winner: Best Sound Mixing
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Herself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Makeup
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).

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Trivia

Eddie Murphy was so distressed over losing Best Actor in a Supporting Role to Alan Arkin that he left after the award was announced and did not return to the ceremony. As a result he did not see his Dreamgirls (2006) co-star, Jennifer Hudson win Best Actress in a Supporting Role. See more »

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During the "Comedian at the Oscars" song, Will Ferrell introduces John C. Reilly as Jack Black before correcting himself. See more »

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Himself - Co-Winner: Best Documentary Short: Thank you, everyone. A treacherous profession, documentary film. One part of our hearts with remote villages in Anhui, China, the other part burning to get here, Beverly Hills. Complicated. Quite complicated. Our thanks to Jing Jun and Li Xiguang, Joan Ganz Cooney, our Chinese-American supporters, the Starr Foundation, Sheila Nevins of HBO, Qu Ke, Chung Ma, the whole China crew. And most importantly, Zhang Ying, who let us film her work.
Herself - Winner: Best Documentary Short: Special thanks to all the AIDS heroes and friends and ...
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References Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
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Perhaps I am bit a bit biased considering I have never found host Ellen DeGeneres all that funny and that none of the five films nominated for Best Picture (The Departed, Babel, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Queen) blew me away, but for whatever reason, the Academy Awards this year were, well, pretty terrible. While I have always loved watching the Academy Awards, there are very few times where I have actually found them memorable, or at least worthy of the hype. This year was no different. In fact, this will probably go down in history as more of a disaster than anything else. I doubt five years from now, there will be clips of this year's presentation floating around since there were no memorable moments at all to be found here other than Martin Scorsese winning his Oscar for Best Director. The rest of the show, I actually felt embarrassed for those in attendance. Ellen DeGeneres jokes fell flat 95% of the time, The acceptance speeches were blah as always, and worst of all, Will Ferrell's musical number was one of the unfunniest moments in the history of television and that's coming from a Ferrell fan. Film historians can go ahead and forget about this one. 3/10


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