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The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Milla Jovovich ... Herself - Hostess: Scientific & Technical Awards
Robert Downey Jr. ... Himself - Presenter
Tom Cruise ... Himself - Presenter
Michelle Williams ... Herself - Nominee
Brad Pitt ... Himself - Nominee
Emma Stone ... Herself - Presenter
Bradley Cooper ... Himself - Presenter
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Angelina Jolie ... Herself - Presenter
Christian Bale ... Himself - Presenter
Natalie Portman ... Herself - Presenter
Jason Isaacs ... Himself
Jessica Chastain ... Herself - Nominee
Adam Sandler ... Himself
Martin Scorsese ... Himself - Nominee
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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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Comedy

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2012 Academy Awards See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

George Clooney (nominated for his work on The Ides of March (2011)) competed in the "Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay" category against Alexander Payne, Jim Rash and Nat Faxon for their work on The Descendants (2011), a movie for which Clooney received a Best Actor nomination that year also. See more »

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

Quotes

Kirk Baxter - Winner: Best Film Editing: We weren't expecting this.
Angus Wall - Winner: Best Film Editing: No.
Kirk Baxter - Winner: Best Film Editing: I'd like to thank the Academy, and...
Angus Wall - Winner: Best Film Editing: We're missing some very important people up here with us, primarily David, who's not here tonight, but Ceán and Steven Zaillian and Scott Rudin.
Kirk Baxter - Winner: Best Film Editing: And there's the Roons. Miss the black tonight.
Angus Wall - Winner: Best Film Editing: All the cast, and... God, this is unbelievable.
Kirk Baxter - Winner: Best Film Editing: Let's get out of here.
Angus Wall - Winner: Best Film Editing: Yeah, okay.
Kirk Baxter - Winner: Best Film Editing: Thank you.
Angus Wall - Winner: Best Film Editing: We're editors so, thank you.
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Follows The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) See more »

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Performed by Billy Crystal
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We can't afford war with Iran
27 February 2012 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

I should start by noting that out of all the movies that were nominated for anything this year, I've only seen "Beginners", "The Muppets", "The Adventures of Tintin" and "Albert Nobbs". I'm glad that Christopher Plummer won Best Supporting Actor, but I was rooting for Glenn Close for Best Actress.

As for the ceremony itself, I liked Billy Crystal's performance, but I especially liked the scene with the cast members from Christopher Guest's movies (and also Sacha Baron Cohen's prank on the Red Carpet). However, probably the most important event of the night was when Asghar Farhadi won an Oscar for directing "A Separation". Not only was it unexpected for an Iranian movie to win an Oscar, but Farhadi used the occasion to remind everyone what a disaster a war between the US and Iran would be, and also that Americans should remember Iran for Persian culture. In the end, it must have irritated the right wing that a movie from a Muslim country won Best Foreign Language Film (not to mention that a number of French people won for "The Artist").

All in all, I really liked the ceremony. This must be the first time that the "In Memoriam" montage has ever shown a computer CEO (by whom I mean Steve Jobs).


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