The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007)

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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), _Departed, The (2006)_, Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and _Queen, The (2006)_.

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Best Costume Model
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Eastern European #1
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Dreamgirls dancer
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Herself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), _Departed, The (2006)_, Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and _Queen, The (2006)_.

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Trivia

Eddie Murphy was so distressed over losing Best Supporting Actor 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) costar, Jennifer Hudson win Best Supporting Actress. 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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[repeated line, taking envelope out of coat]
Al Gore: And so, my fellow Americans...
[interrupted by swelling music]
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Features 21 Grams (2003) See more »

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A Comedian at the Oscars
Written by Marc Shaiman
Performed by Will Ferrell, Jack Black and John C. Reilly
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Unmemorable

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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