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The Oscars (2014)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Music | TV Special 2 March 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen DeGeneres ... Herself - Hostess
Anne Hathaway ... Herself - Presenter
Barkhad Abdi ... Himself - Nominee
Bradley Cooper ... Himself - Nominee & Presenter
Michael Fassbender ... Himself - Nominee
Jonah Hill ... Himself - Nominee
Jared Leto ... Himself - Winner
Jim Carrey ... Himself - Presenter
Kerry Washington ... Herself - Presenter
Pharrell Williams ... Himself - Nominee & Performer
Samuel L. Jackson ... Himself - Presenter
Naomi Watts ... Herself - Presenter
Michael Wilkinson ... Himself - Nominee
William Chang ... Himself - Nominee (as William Suk Ping Chang)
Catherine Martin ... Herself - Winner
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Comedy | Music

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 86th Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Dallas Buyers Club, American Hustle, and Blue Jasmine all received "Best Original Screenplay" nominations despite that fact that these are all adaptations. Dallas Buyers Club is loosely based on an article based on the true story of Ron Woodroof. American Hustle is also based on a true story that follows the novel, "The Sting Man: Inside Abscam". Blue Jasmine is also a modern day re-telling of the play, A Streetcar Named Desire. See more »

Quotes

Morgan Neville - Winner: Best Documentary Feature: Thank you. I first want to thank, along with my producer Cait, our other producer, Gil Friesen. This was his idea and it was his baby. And when I first met with him I remember he said, "I want to win an Oscar." I remember thinking, you're crazy. That will never happen. Gil passed away just weeks before we premiered the film at Sundance, and tonight I know he's celebrating with us along with his wife Janet and his son Theo. I just want to thank my backup singers: my wife Jennette, my kids, Sadie...
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Soundtracks

Ordinary Love
Music by Bono (as Paul Hewson), The Edge (as Dave Evens), Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. (as Larry Mullen)
Lyrics by Bono (as Paul Hewson)
Performed by Bono (as Paul Hewson), The Edge (as Dave Evens), Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. (as Larry Mullen)
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The Oscars Has Lost Its Charm.
4 March 2014 | by TejasNairSee all my reviews

Ellen DeGeneres is a wonderful host & I appreciate her wit. But this time around, she goes haywire with poor anchoring and she often stammered on stage and not only during calling the presenters (which was supposed to be funny) but also while cracking jokes.

Then comes the bad direction. The camera men really messed things up when it came to on-stage shooting. The speeches were emotional as they are always but I loved the speech of the winner of best supporting actress. It was sweet & true. Towards the end, the awards function was like a parade of giveaways. Williams's Happy performance was pumping while U2's was a soothing gig. The selfie was the highlight of the show and I was fairly entertained.

But I must say, while the glamour stays fine in the Oscars show, the sophistication has dwindled due to many reasons, hosting, presentation etiquette & direction being some of them. An average show, but I am happy for the deserving winners.


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