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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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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 - Co-Presenter: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporitng 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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Himself - Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Live Action Short Film
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Herself - Performer: 'I See the Light'
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing
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Herself - Presenter: Best Original Score
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay
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Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing
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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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Jesse Eisenberg became the 10th youngest Best Actor nominee ever, edging out Matt Damon (who received a Best Actor nomination for Good Will Hunting (1997)). See more »

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Charles Ferguson - Winner: Best Documentary Feature: Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after a horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud not a single financial executive has gone to jail, and that's wrong. Thank you. But this is, this is also, this is about the movies, in fact that's what this is, so thank you all for this profound honor. You've made us very, very happy. Thank you all. Let the record show I'm not wearing jeans.
Audrey Marrs - Winner: Best Documentary Feature: Having only made two films I still feel that Charles and I are newcomers to this ...
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Features GasLand (2010) 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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