The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)

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Herself - Presenter: Horror Tribute
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Himself - Presenter: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Presenter: Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
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Herself - Presenter: 'Precious' Film Clip
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Himself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Best Animated Short Film, Best Documentary Short Subject and Best Live Action Short Film / Neytiri
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Himself - Presenter: 'The Blind Side' Film Clip
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Himself - Presenter: 'The Hurt Locker' Film Clip
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Himself - Presenter: 'District 9' Film Clip
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Coraline (voice)
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Presenter: Scientific Awards
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Director & Best Original Screenplay & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

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You've never seen Oscar like this

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Tina Fey was originally asked to co-host with Steve Martin but she turned it down due to scheduling conflicts. She suggested her 30 Rock (2006) co-star Alec Baldwin as a replacement. 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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Himself - Winner: Best Foreign Language Film: [in his acceptance speech, joking] I want to thank the Academy for not considering Na'vi a foreign language.
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Features Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) See more »

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Oscar night has come and gone once again
8 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I always look forward to the Oscars! This was the most enjoyable one for me in a long time. Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin were great hosts -- very funny. Baldwin is the epitome of cool. The only real disappointment was that there were no real surprises in most of the categories. So I made a pact with myself next year not to read magazines newspapers or watch television shows that pertain to Oscar predictions. Just so there will be an element of surprise next year.

Regardless of that it was one of the best Oscar telecasts in a long time. The tributes to the lead actors and actresses prior to the announcement of the winners in those categories was a bit tedious for me, even though, as I said, I pretty much knew who would win. Even at almost 3 and a half hours, it was pretty entertaining.


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