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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)

TV-14 | | News | 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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Don Mischer, Troy Miller
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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Michelle Williams ... Herself - Nominee
Josh Brolin ... Himself - Presenter
Amy Adams ... Herself - Presenter
Jennifer Lawrence ... Herself - Nominee
Scarlett Johansson ... Herself - Presenter
Matthew McConaughey ... Himself - Presenter
Cate Blanchett ... Herself - Presenter: Best Makeup and Best Costume Design
Robert Downey Jr. ... Himself - Presenter
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Himself - Presenter
Sandra Bullock ... Herself - Presenter
Anne Hathaway ... Herself - Hostess
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Natalie Portman ... Herself - Winner
James Franco ... Himself - Host & Nominee
Christian Bale ... Himself - Winner
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

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27 February 2011 (USA) See more »

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2011 Academy Awards See more »

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Karen Goodman - Winner: Best Documentary Short: Wow, what a great year for docs. Thank you most of all to the exceptional immigrant and refugee children from forty-eight countries at Tel Aviv's remarkable Bialik-Rogozin School. You've shown us that through education, understanding and tolerance, peace really is possible.
Kirk Simon - Winner: Best Documentary Short: Love and gratitude to our visionary executive producer, Lin Arison; HBO's finest, Sheila Nevins; our co-producer and editor, Nancy Baker; cinematographer Buddy Squires; the courageous principal, Karen Tal; the children who ...
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Terrible telecast for the biggest night for the movies
4 March 2011 | by kathy5353853See 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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