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The Oscars (2015)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Hamish Hamilton
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Himself - Host & Performer
Anna Kendrick ... Herself - Presenter & Performer
Jack Black ... Himself - Performer
Lupita Nyong'o ... Herself - Presenter
Robert Duvall ... Himself - Nominee
Ethan Hawke ... Himself - Nominee
Edward Norton ... Himself - Nominee
Mark Ruffalo ... Himself - Nominee
J.K. Simmons ... Himself - Winner
Brian Cullinan ... Himself - Chairman of PwC's U.S. Board of Partners
Liam Neeson ... Himself - Presenter
Dakota Johnson ... Herself - Presenter
Adam Levine ... Himself - Performer
Maroon 5 ... Themselves - Performer
Jennifer Lopez ... Herself - Presenter
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Storyline

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Official Sites:

Oscars.org | The Oscars 2015

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 87th Annual Academy Awards See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Three of the four acting winners - Supporting Actor J.K. Simmons, Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette, and Leading Actor Eddie Redmayne - were first-time nominees. See more »

Quotes

Mat Kirkby - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Crikey, alright. These are big buggers. These are heavier. We're only little and they're heavy to us. I'm particularly happy 'cause this now means I can get a free donut at my local bakery, the Pump Street Bakery. They do fantastic donuts.
James Lucas - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Yes.
Mat Kirkby - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Should we stick to the script?
James Lucas - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Yes.
Mat Kirkby - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Stick to the script. Thank you to the Academy. You've been brilliant. Twenty-two seconds to go. Thanks to my crew, who all give their time for free. Short films are made, not with money, they're made with tenacity and ...
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Connections

Follows The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Up Where We Belong
Music by Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie
Lyrics by Will Jennings
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Host, Structure, Purpose...
3 March 2015 | by harrypaulson-111See all my reviews

It should be a celebration of film. I don't care how long it takes but the movies should be right left and center. Why do you think that the brief appearance of Julie Andrews and Shirley MacLaine gave the proceedings a bit of luster? This was all TV and Broadway. The Rock was a presenter and many TV names. I really miss the Special Oscars. From Chaplin to Elia Kazan. Those were moments. Now is the Governors Awards who have all my interest. Maureen O'Hara, Jean Luc Goddard, Angela Lansbury... Neil Patrick Harris is likable but, too light weight, uncertain, forced. It needs someone with real swagger and charm. I know it's very easy to come out with comments from within the comfort of my own living room but I'm one of those die hard fans of the Oscars and I lament this morphing into a a third rate variety show. Names please. Representative names of the industry, and the industry didn't start yesterday. Let's look deep into our past so we can plan better our future.


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