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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 - Presenter: Scientific & Technical Awards
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing
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Herself - Nominee: 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 Visual Effects and Best Film Editing
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporitng Role
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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 - Host & Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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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 - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Live Action Short Film
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Herself - Presenter: Best Animated Short Film and Best Animated Feature Film
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score
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Herself - Presenter: Best Original Score

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

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Best Actor nominees Colin Firth and Jeff Bridges already competed in the same category in 2010. Bridges won in 2010, while Firth won in 2011. See more »

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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography: Good god, what've you done? Thank you so much. This is a phenomenal honor for me. Thank you to the Academy for this great honor and for the respect that you've shown for all cinematographers. Ahh, I've got to take a breath here for a minute; breathe it in for a second. Where's that thing that shows you how much time you have; oh there it goes! Okay, anyway, none of what I did would have been possible without the incredible vision of my master, Christopher Nolan. His work
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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography: ... you're ...
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Referenced in Who's on Firth (2011) See more »

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Over the Rainbow
Music by Harold Arlen (uncredited)
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg (uncredited)
Performed by Staten Island's P.S. 22 Chorus
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Terrible telecast for the biggest night for the movies
4 March 2011 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

I have looked forward to the Academy Awards telecast every year for as long as I can remember and I am 57. The best part of this particular year was replaying Bob Hope EmCeeing ("Master of Ceremonies"), and being introduced by one of the very best more recent EmCee's, Billy Crystal. However, showing those two, merely made the point that this year was a disaster.

It was not the fault of Anne Hathaway and James Franco, I don't believe. It was the writing behind it all. Hathaway and Franco tried so hard. And a good EmCee should never have to do that. By comparison to the telecasts of the Golden Globes, SAGs, and BAFTA Award shows of this year, the "Oscars" were pretty pitiful. The writers took away so many of the awards formerly given at the big night, and put them in special, separate ceremonies. One would think that this would shorten the length of the "Oscar Night" show, yet it did not. I found it an especially *bad* decision that they separated out the "Lifetime Achievement Award" and the "Irving Thalberg Award" from that special night. It was a disgrace.

I also found it irritating that Halle Berry got to give a special "In memoriam" to her idol, Lena Horne, yet there was nothing special for that absolutely, spectacularly special movie musician, John Barry. Jane Seymour was a personal friend. She could have been asked to give a special tribute to him. The BAFTA show had one of his award winning pieces behind their montage of those who passed away. I know Barry was English, but he won four Oscars, and countless other music, film, and television music awards here in the USA.

Here is a thought for next year...Tina Fey. Or Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin (both have been in movies). Or Tina Fey and Steve Carell (both have been in movies). Or Tina Fey and *anybody else*!!!. Those people are naturally funny, can wing it like Crystal used to, they can write their own stuff, or make someone else's funny, and they all know how to behave as Master (or Mistress) of Ceremonies!!!!


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