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The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)

TV-14 | | News | TV Special 7 March 2010
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Quentin Tarantino ... Himself - Nominee & Presenter
Keanu Reeves ... Himself - Presenter
Gerard Butler ... Himself - Presenter
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Charlize Theron ... Herself - Presenter
Robert Downey Jr. ... Himself - Presenter
Dakota Fanning ... Coraline (voice)
John Travolta ... Himself - Presenter
Ryan Reynolds ... Himself - Presenter
Anna Kendrick ... Herself - Nominee & Presenter
Matt Damon ... Himself - Nominee & Presenter
Kristen Stewart ... Herself - Presenter
David Fincher ... Himself (segment "Where People and Ideas Begin")
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Himself - Presenter
Elizabeth Banks ... Herself - Hostess: Scientific & Technical Awards
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

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You've never seen Oscar like this

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

7 March 2010 (USA) See more »

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2010 Academy Awards See more »

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California, USA See more »

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron were the first ex-spouses to compete for the Best Director Oscar. See more »

Goofs

Samuel L. Jackson states that Up is the second film to be nominated for both Best Picture and Best Animated Film. This is incorrect since the only other animated film to be nominated for Best Picture was Beauty and the Beast, but it was not nominated for Best Animated Film. The category didn't exist in 1991. See more »

Quotes

Paul N.J. Ottosson - Winner: Best Sound & Best Sound Editing: Again, thank you so much. And it's a little bit embarrassing. And to quote Kathryn: "spoils of riches." Ray, my partner...
Ray Beckett - Co-Winner: Best Sound Mixing: Thank you to the Academy. This is the crowning achievement of my career. Thank you to Kathryn, the whole production team. Thank you to my team in Jordan, Simon Bysshe and Baha Othman. And thank you all. Thank you.
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In My Life
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Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by James Taylor
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User Reviews

Oscar night has come and gone once again
8 March 2010 | by hcrsteevesSee all my reviews

I always look forward to the Oscars! This was the most enjoyable one for me in a long time. Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin were great hosts -- very funny. Baldwin is the epitome of cool. The only real disappointment was that there were no real surprises in most of the categories. So I made a pact with myself next year not to read magazines newspapers or watch television shows that pertain to Oscar predictions. Just so there will be an element of surprise next year.

Regardless of that it was one of the best Oscar telecasts in a long time. The tributes to the lead actors and actresses prior to the announcement of the winners in those categories was a bit tedious for me, even though, as I said, I pretty much knew who would win. Even at almost 3 and a half hours, it was pretty entertaining.


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