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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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TV-14

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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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1.78 : 1
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Up (2009) was the second animated film to be nominated for Best Picture. The first was Beauty and the Beast (1991). See more »

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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

Ryan Bingham - Winner: Best Original Song: Thank you so much. I'd like to thank my wife Anna. I love you more than rainbows, baby. My uncle Clay, my band, Jack Whigham. Scott Cooper, the cast of "Crazy Heart": Jeff and Maggie and Colin and Mr. Bob. Everyone at Fox Searchlight. And Mr. T Bone Burnett and Stephen Bruton. Thank you all so much. Thank you.
T Bone Burnett - Winner: Best Original Song: Thank you.
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Connections

References S.W.A.T. (2003) See more »

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Nobody Wants to Do it Alone
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Performed by Neil Patrick Harris
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The time has come
7 March 2010 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

"The 82nd Annual Academy Awards" will mainly be remembered as important because a woman won Best Director for the first time, and a movie about the Iraq War won Best Picture. I should admit that I haven't seen most of the nominated movies. I'll now have to see "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side" and "Crazy Heart" (I think that I'll pass on "Avatar"). Mo'Nique definitely deserved her Oscar. Christoph Waltz, who made one nasty Nazi, must be the first person who won an Oscar for playing a guy who eventually gets a swastika carved into his forehead.

I really liked it when Ben Stiller appeared made up to look like a Na'vi. Silly, yes, but anything that elicits humor is fine by me.

But the most important thing is that a woman has finally won a directing Oscar. To be certain, by awarding it to Kathryn Bigelow, the Academy really stuck it to James Cameron.

All in all, I liked what I saw.


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