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The 85th Annual Academy Awards (2013)

The Oscars (original title)
TV-14 | | TV Special 24 February 2013
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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Himself - Host / Performer: We Saw Your Boobs / The Way You Look Tonight / High Hopes / Be Our Guest & Here's to the Losers / Ted - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing & Best Sound Editing / Nominee: Best Original Song
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Herself - Performer and Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Herself - Performer / Presenter: Skyfall and Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Herself - Performer: The Way You Look Tonight & Be Our Guest and Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay & Best Original Screenplay
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles ...
Themselves - Performer: We Saw Your Boobs
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Himself - Performer: The Way You Look Tonight & Be Our Guest and Presenter: Best Costume Design & Best Makeup and Hairstyling
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Himself - Performer: High Hopes & Be Our Guest and Presenter: Best Production Design
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Himself - Performer: High Hopes & Be Our Guest
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Herself - Performer and Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.

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Trivia

The ceremony was held on the 86th birthday of Best Actress nominee Emmanuelle Riva. Although Riva lost to Jennifer Lawrence, Lawrence wished Riva a "Happy Birthday" in her acceptance speech. See more »

Goofs

Ang Lee has won 3 Academy Awards not 2. See more »

Quotes

Daniel Day-Lewis - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role: I really don't know how any of this happened. I do know that I've received so much more than my fair share of good fortune in my life and I'm so grateful to the Academy for this beautiful honor. It's a strange thing because three years ago, before we decided to do a straight swap, I had actually been committed to play Margaret Thatcher... and Meryl was Steven's first choice for Lincoln. And I'd like to see that version. And Steven didn't have to persuade me to play Lincoln but I had to persuade...
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Connections

Followed by The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

The Way You Look Tonight
(from Swing Time (1936))
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Performed by Seth MacFarlane, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron
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A sang and dance musical, anyway Jack's back and Ben proves if you get knocked down get back up!
6 March 2013 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

"The 85th Academy Awards" wasn't maybe the best one in recent memory, still the list of films up for awards made it one of the best years for movies. And host Seth MacFarlane gave his best try though many found him sexist with his boob joke still he was funny enough with his wit and humor to make the show a joy to watch. Seth even cracked fun at himself. Plus it was nice to see an appearance from his little friend Ted! The show though did have a little to much music in it for my taste anyway most awards went as expected. In a surprise the best supporting actor award going to Christoph Waltz proves that the academy must respect him a lot especially when he beats out legendary giants like Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. And when the best director nod went to Ang Lee over the better known Steven it proves the academy likes visual work and graphics over historical storytelling. In no surprise Daniel Day Lewis's transformation of Abe brought him his third best actor win. The best actress field proved that the direct and sassy Jennifer Lawrence can win and still trip and recover she was just such a delight in "Silver Linings Playbook", Jen has a bright future. Rightfully so Ben Affleck's "Argo" won best picture a film that made Hollywood look good plus it was based on an actual revealed mission. And Ben said it right you get knocked down, but you get back up! Academy voters take that for the best director nomination snub! And so pleasing to see was my man the greatest actor of all time Jack Nicholson return to the Oscars to present the best picture(that was Jack's first Oscar appearance in four years!)Only sadly his thunder of words was stolen by Michelle Obama! Overall an okay Oscars with awards rightfully going to deserving people.


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