The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)

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Himself - Nominee: Best Director & Best Original Screenplay & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Herself - Presenter: 'Precious' Film Clip
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The Blind Side (2009) and A Serious Man (2009) were the first Best Picture nominees since 1995 (Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)) to be nominated for only two Oscars (each). See more »

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Samuel L. Jackson states that Up is the second film to be nominated for both Best Picture and Best Animated Film. This is incorrect since the only other animated film to be nominated for Best Picture was Beauty and the Beast, but it was not nominated for Best Animated Film. The category didn't exist in 1991. See more »

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Steve Martin: Meryl Streep holds the record for most nominations as an actress. Or as I like to think of it, most losses.
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What Were They Thinking?
9 March 2010 | by (Tucson, Az) – See all my reviews

This has to have been the most boring Oscar show that I have ever seen and the least funny hosts that I can recall. It speaks volumes when Sandra Bullock's five minute acceptance speech got more laughs than everything before it. I hope that I am not becoming a stuff shirt but I don't recall finding hardly anything else funny and thought that the Jewish jokes were very poor taste to say the least.

I hope that, whoever presents the Oscars next year will make major changes next year, among them getting rid of the writers for this year's show and whoever thought of the improvisational dance and lack of set design that had no relation to the themes that were being played by the orchestra. Another major change would be a return to the solitary host but allow the host to improvise a little, albeit within some basic guidelines so, if the show does drag, at least it will not be as painfully boring. Some of the presenters should also be able to say non-scripted tidbits within the same guidelines. Even if many of the awards would be predictable, at least the element of surprise would be alive in the presentation.

My score - 3 - would have been lower without Sandra Bullock saving the day.


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