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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Himself - Presenter
Marisa Tomei ... Herself - Presenter
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Robert Downey Jr. ... Himself - Presenter
Hailee Steinfeld ... Herself - Nominee
Zachary Levi ... Himself - Performer
Scarlett Johansson ... Herself - Presenter
Nicole Kidman ... Herself - Presenter
Amy Adams ... Herself - Presenter
Jennifer Lawrence ... Herself - Nominee
Natalie Portman ... Herself - Winner
Reese Witherspoon ... Herself - Presenter
Christian Bale ... Himself - Winner
Mila Kunis ... Herself - Presenter
Matthew McConaughey ... Himself - Presenter
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

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You're Invited.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

27 February 2011 (USA) See more »

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2011 Academy Awards See more »

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1.78 : 1
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'Darren Aronofsky' qv) was originally attached to direct The Fighter (2010), but left to direct The Wrestler (2008) and was replaced by David O. Russell. At the 2011 Oscars, Aronofsky and Russell competed for the Best Director Oscar for Black Swan (2010) and The Fighter (2010). See more »

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Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction: Why didn't I lose that twenty pounds? To everyone-Well first of all, the other nominees, Guy, all you guys deserve to be up here. Everyone at Disney, from Iger and Ross and Bailey, Bruce Hendricks, Art Repola, the great Joe Roth. The art department led by Stefan Dechant, Christy Wilson, and Todd Cherniawsky. This great set decorator
[putting his arm around O'Hara]
Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction: . I'm standing here because of three people: Ken Ralston, the great Richard Zanuck, and the wacky world of Tim Burton. There he is!
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Follows The 45th Annual Academy Awards (1973) See more »

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Coming Home
Written by Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges
Performed by Gwyneth Paltrow
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I didn't hear anything about Melissa Leo's self-promotion campaign
28 February 2011 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

I only saw Melissa Leo in "The Fighter". Her character made me feel as if I was walking on eggshells, and so she certainly deserved her win.

As I understand it, a lot of people were irritated that the expected winners all won, and that James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted: the common meme is that their opening montage was funny but they fell flat afterwards. Well I liked their performance; it was especially cool when Franco appeared dressed as Marilyn Monroe.

I've seen very few of the nominees, so my judgment was biased, although I did consider "The King's Speech" the best choice. Movies that got totally snubbed include "Mother and Child", "The Good Heart", "Please Give", "Get Low" and "Fair Game".

All in all, I liked the show. Probably the best part of the broadcast was when Charles Ferguson, accepting his Oscar for "Inside Job" (about the causes of the financial crisis), noted that none of the people responsible for the crisis have gotten indicted.

Yeah, where was Anne Hathaway when Kirk Douglas was making movies?


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