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The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)

TV-14 | | TV Special 7 March 2010
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role & Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
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Herself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
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Himself - Presenter: Best Picture
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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: 'The Hurt Locker' Film Clip
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Herself - Presenter: Horror Tribute
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Himself - Presenter: 'The Blind Side' Film Clip
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Himself - Nominee: Best Director & Best Original Screenplay & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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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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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

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Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects: Thank you on behalf of all of us here. "Avatar" is a film about learning to see the world in new ways, and for that extraordinary inspiration I have to thank our director James Cameron. Jim, it was an honor to work with you on this. It was amazing. Also, Jon Landau. Jon, you were such a champion of the film. Thank you very much for that. Everyone at Lightstorm who was so helpful; Eileen Moran and everyone at Weta Digital for your talent and creativity; John Kilkenny; all of our friends at Fox. ...
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The time has come
7 March 2010 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"The 82nd Annual Academy Awards" will mainly be remembered as important because a woman won Best Director for the first time, and a movie about the Iraq War won Best Picture. I should admit that I haven't seen most of the nominated movies. I'll now have to see "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side" and "Crazy Heart" (I think that I'll pass on "Avatar"). Mo'Nique definitely deserved her Oscar. Christoph Waltz, who made one nasty Nazi, must be the first person who won an Oscar for playing a guy who eventually gets a swastika carved into his forehead.

I really liked it when Ben Stiller appeared made up to look like a Na'vi. Silly, yes, but anything that elicits humor is fine by me.

But the most important thing is that a woman has finally won a directing Oscar. To be certain, by awarding it to Kathryn Bigelow, the Academy really stuck it to James Cameron.

All in all, I liked what I saw.


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