The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)

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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Live Action Short Film
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporitng Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing
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Himself - Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Live Action Short Film
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Animated Short Film and Best Animated Feature Film
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing
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Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing
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Herself - Host
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Himself - Presenter: Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

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Host James Franco posted images and videos of what was going on backstage during the telecast on his WhoSay page. One of the videos was of him and Anne Hathaway appearing on-stage for the first time during the show. In the telecast, you can also clearly see him holding a phone and taping a video of the audience during that moment. See more »

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Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction: Why didn't I lose that twenty pounds? To everyone-Well first of all, the other nominees, Guy, all you guys deserve to be up here. Everyone at Disney, from Iger and Ross and Bailey, Bruce Hendricks, Art Repola, the great Joe Roth. The art department led by Stefan Dechant, Christy Wilson, and Todd Cherniawsky. This great set decorator
[putting his arm around O'Hara]
Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction: . I'm standing here because of three people: Ken Ralston, the great Richard Zanuck, and the wacky world of Tim Burton. There he is!
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If I Rise
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
Performed by Florence Welch & A.R. Rahman
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The only times I tune into the Oscars is to find out who wins the acting awards and who made and who didn't make the In Memoriam tribute.

I suppose the reason why some acting luminaries are omitted is that too much emphasis is laid on to the deceased, who because of their occupations (screen writers, hairdressers, wardrobe, cinematography, and so forth) must be considered relevant, even though their screen time (aside from the credits at the beginning and/or ending of the film)are, to me, at least, unimportant. For example, I have barely heard of Theoni V. Aldredge, aside from the fact he created the costumes for the "Ghostbusters" movies.

The Oscars are all about the movie industry - the actors, the composers, the directors, that is all I care about. John Barry, Blake Edwards and the other featured in the directing/music category deserve to be remembered.

Then we come to the stars themselves: the overlooked:

Peter Graves - Leslie Nielsen (a co-star of his in the Airplane movies) was remembered, yet he was not. Betty Garrett Corey Haim Lisa Blount Kenneth Mars Janet MacLachlan Rue McClanahan George DiCenzo James Gammon Michele Nicastro and others supposedly too nondescript to rate an honour.

There may be others, lost and eventually forgotten, but the contributions of most of these stars of the stage, the screen and TV are, perhaps, of more importance than those whose connections to the movie-making medium are, tangential, to say the least.


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