The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

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Live from the star-filled International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel... our hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who clearly did not coordinate their outfits). Tina: "Tonight we honor ... See full synopsis »

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Herself - Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film / Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Film
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Visual Effects
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Himself - Presenter: Best Picture
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Co-Nominee: Best Picture
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Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Film Editing / Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role / Co-Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film / Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Film
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Himself - Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
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Herself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay / Co-Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film / Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Film
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Himself - Presenter: Best Original Song
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

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Celebrate the movies in all of us See more »

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Meryl Streep received a record-breaking 17th acting nomination, while John Williams became the most nominated composer ever with his 46th and 47th nomination that year. See more »

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In the In Memoriam segment, Marion Dougherty's name is written incorrectly as Marion Doughtery See more »

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Himself - Co-Winner: Best Sound Editing: You go.
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Editing: No, Hugo.
Himself - Co-Winner: Best Sound Editing: Oh. I'd like to thank the members of the Academy. My crew back in New York City, you know who you are. Thelma, whose indefatigable work ethic is an inspiration to all of us. And Marty, thank you so much for yet another opportunity to work on an other great film. Thank you so much.
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Editing: I just want to thank everybody who's here tonight and everybody who isn't, and everybody who's ever been born or may be born or be born again or reborn. If I've forgotten anybody then you probably ...
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An Event To Remember!
27 February 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I've been a Film-Buff since in-time memorial, like literally! Watching the GREATEST Movie Event, 'The Academy Awards' has become a habit, missing it is impossible. LIVE & EXCLUSIVE, 'The 84th Annual Academy Awards', turned out to be An Event To Remember!

Firstly, Billy Crystal was a really charming host. He got his medley spot-on & his jokes, throughout this Spectacular Event, were applaud-worthy. He didn't disappoint a bit.

Now coming to the Winners: The Artist and Hugo each won five awards to their kitty. However, I truly felt that, The Descendants, was the strongest among all the films nominated beside. The Artist took home Best Picture, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius & Best Actor Jean Dujardin, along-with 2 other wins including Best Original Score for Ludovic Bource & Best Costume Design for Mark Bridges.

Hugo had its glory with 5 wins as well, including Best Cinematography for Robert Richardson. The Descendants did take home 1 Oscar, that being Best Adapted Screenplay for Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash. Best Foreign Language Film went to the critical smash A Separation by Asghar Farhadi.

Mr.Cinema aka Woody Allen won Best Original Screenplay for his master-stoke Midnight In Paris.

Among Acting Winners: Meryl Streep won her long-due 3rd Oscar for her mesmerizing turn in The Iron Lady. This was THE Moment of the event! Watching THE Most Influential & Talented Actress of all-time taking home another Honor in her credit, truly was the high-light.

Amongst Supporting Wins: Christopher Plummer Finally won an Oscar for his subdued & believable performance in Beginners. Octavia Spencer proved her mettle by taking away the trophy for her rather convincing performance in The Help.

Any Upsets? I'm a Nick Nolte & George Clooney Fan. Of course, I would've loved it if they won, especially Nolte who's yet to win this magnificent honor. Gary Oldman, Demián Bichir & Brad Pitt also delivered splendid performances, but this just wasn't their year.

A Special Mention to Cirque du Soleil. Their performance was brilliant. 'The 84th Academy Awards' truly rocked! Great Overall Presentation, Great List of Winners & Nominees, Great Presenters, and of course, A Charming Host.


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