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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)

TV-14 | | TV Special 27 February 2011
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

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

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'Darren Aronofsky' qv) was originally attached to direct The Fighter (2010), but left to direct The Wrestler (2008) and was replaced by David O. Russell. At the 2011 Oscars, Aronofsky and Russell competed for the Best Director Oscar for Black Swan (2010) and The Fighter (2010). See more »

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Cate Blanchett: [Immediately after clips from The Wolfman are shown] That's gross.
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Follows The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) See more »

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If I Rise
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Dido and Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong (as Rollo Armstrong)
Performed by Florence Welch & A.R. Rahman
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I didn't hear anything about Melissa Leo's self-promotion campaign
28 February 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I only saw Melissa Leo in "The Fighter". Her character made me feel as if I was walking on eggshells, and so she certainly deserved her win.

As I understand it, a lot of people were irritated that the expected winners all won, and that James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted: the common meme is that their opening montage was funny but they fell flat afterwards. Well I liked their performance; it was especially cool when Franco appeared dressed as Marilyn Monroe.

I've seen very few of the nominees, so my judgment was biased, although I did consider "The King's Speech" the best choice. Movies that got totally snubbed include "Mother and Child", "The Good Heart", "Please Give", "Get Low" and "Fair Game".

All in all, I liked the show. Probably the best part of the broadcast was when Charles Ferguson, accepting his Oscar for "Inside Job" (about the causes of the financial crisis), noted that none of the people responsible for the crisis have gotten indicted.

Yeah, where was Anne Hathaway when Kirk Douglas was making movies?


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