The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)

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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: Best Animated Short Film, Best Documentary Short Subject and Best Live Action Short Film / Neytiri
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Himself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Scientific Awards
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Herself - Presenter: 'Precious' Film Clip
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Himself - Presenter: 'District 9' Film Clip
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Herself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Horror Tribute
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Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Original Song
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Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Presenter: 'The Hurt Locker' Film Clip
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The curtain rises and we are greeted by sparkly stars, all the nominees for best actor and actress are on the stage in pairs... See full synopsis »

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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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Steve Martin: [about "The Last Station"] Alec, what's that movie about?
Alec Baldwin: It's about Leo Tolstoy and his wife, Sofia.
Steve Martin: Oh, Alec, you should have said "spoiler alert!"
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Features The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
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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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