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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your host, Seth MacFarlane. "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Oscars... See full synopsis »
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Host Seth MacFarlane
's repertoire was criticized by some viewers for being racist, antisemitic, homophobic and sexist (e.g. the song-and-dance tribute to female toplessness in cinema "We Saw Your Boobs"). Among the guests that evening, Steven Spielberg
and Daniel Day-Lewis
were both extremely offended by MacFarlane's John Wilkes Booth joke, but had agreed beforehand not to make a big deal out of it. Jane Fonda
, who co-presented Best Director, later expressed similar sentiments on her blog that much of MacFarlane's humor was inappropriate for general audiences. MacFarlane tweeted two days later saying he enjoyed the experience, but that he would not want to host again. See more
Ang lee has won 3 Academy Awards not 2. See more
Daniel Day Lewis, not the first actor to be nominated for playing Lincoln. Raymond Massey portrayed him in 1940's Abe Lincoln in Illinois. This is true.
I would argue, however, that the actor who *really* got inside Lincoln's head was John Wilkes Booth.
Really, a hundred and fifty years, and it's still too soon, huh?
I got some Napoleon jokes coming up, you guys are gonna be SO mad! Oh, my god!
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