Oscar Red Carpet and Ceremony

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  1. ArtisticFan

    ArtisticFan Well-Known Member

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    Does this mean I lost a bet with the hubby that Anne would lose her voice from all the squealing?
  2. barbk

    barbk Well-Known Member

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    And Anne is thrilled, thrilled, thrilled to have that over. Probably the happiest person there.
  3. Cyn

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    ….And so, the most vanilla Academy Awards show comes to an end.

    Eddie Izzard for host next year!!
  4. Garden Kitty

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    They seemed to really try to keep things moving with fewer tributes and more time to actually play all the songs, but it ended up seeming pretty mechanical.

    Cute ending though, and I liked seeing all the winners come back onstage with their Oscars.
  5. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    I'm getting teary watching this and I have no idea why. I guess it's the contrast between these young kids who are just getting started on figuring out their dreams and all the winners on stage who just saw some of theirs come true. :)

    Wow that's cheesy. Time to go to bed for me, LMAO :rofl:
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  6. fan

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    can someone please link to all of anne's dresses? I dont get the channel and the only links so far are to the red carpet. thanks!
  7. numbers123

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    no - but David Letterman among others have said how difficult the years following blowing it at the Oscars were. And unless someone is willing to invest in them right away...
  8. pollyanna

    pollyanna Don't blink

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    I"m so happy for Colin Firth, but I have to say this is by far the worst Oscar ceremony I've ever seen and I've been around for a whole shitload of them.

    Made me long for David Niven and the streaker.
  9. oleada

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    WOO WOO WOO WOOO

    :rolleyes: :scream:
  10. jenny12

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    Yeah, last year they made the right choice IMO with The Hurt Locker, so I think they wanted to get back to their usual pattern this year.
  11. nubka

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    He's not an actor, though...
  12. Jenna

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    I see your point...

    but I didn't think they were *that* bad. Preferred them to Baldwin actually.
  13. sweetsparky

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    The only surprise for me was the KingĀ“s speech winning the best director, I was expecting The Social Network to get that.

    No the most entertaining ceremony :shuffle:

    Good night :)
  14. my little pony

    my little pony snarking for AZE

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    if forced to choose, i preferred franco's spicoli impression to anne's pep squad audition
  15. numbers123

    numbers123 Well-Known Member

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    and he actually had a gig lined up, and could recover somewhat quickly.
  16. Matryeshka

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    Yes he was.

    And the true best movie of the year was Toy Story 3. There was more emotion in that one scene in the incenerator than The King's Speech and The Social Network combined.
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  17. Spareoom

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    I liked Anne as host; I thought she did a good job. James not so much; poor guy seemed pretty stressed out, lol. I'd be happy if Anne came back in a few years after she's had time to get used to the idea. ;)

    Pretty happy with the results; nearly all my favorites won! Go Kings Speech!
  18. DaveRocks

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    I seriously doubt that Franco's and Hathaway's careers will be negatively affected by hosting the oscars.
  19. duane

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    Well, if Franco needs a place to stay while he looks for work...
  20. Jimena

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    Go here.
  21. John 3 17

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    Mr. Darcy won! :cheer2:

    The ending has to be the cheesiest, hokiest, corniest ending of any Oscar telecast ever! UGH! I had to change the channel. Those kids who were overly-emoting are going to cringe when they look back on this one day. This is the OSCARS! I don't want to see tee-shirts for pity's sake! Give them some sparkles, please, and maybe it wouldn't have been such a trainwreck of an ending.

    -Bridget
  22. Garden Kitty

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    I don't think either of their careers is "over" because of this night. Franco has done some big films, but he's also big in a lot of quirky smaller films, and he was just nominated for an Oscar for his acting.

    Anne's got a list of successful films and she came off likeable enough to me. Their combined pairing didn't work, but her singing was good and she looked nice and seemed personable.
  23. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    Yes.
  24. emason

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    Except that that emotional scene is a blatant rip-off from an earlier movie, The Brave Little Toaster. TS3 loses big points from me for this.
  25. Holley Calmes

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    Well-each to their own. I enjoyed Toy Story 3 and had tears..but.....

    I enjoyed the awards this year-maybe not so much as past years, but they weren't awful. I REALLY loved the kids at the end singing Rainbow. I'm so happy Mr. Darcy won, and Anne looked fabulous in all her many dresses, particular the shiny blue and the last one. I mean-they're just awards from a bunch of narcissists, so why angst? It was fun.
  26. Jenna

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    Ugh..really? :rolleyes:
  27. peibeck

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    I think "KS" also is a more up-lifting movie. As good as "SN" is, the central character is an anti-hero.

    Well Hathaway is already signed to play "Catwoman" in the next "Batman" film. :lol: Franco has multiple movies in the can and several more in the pipeline.
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    I actually thought it deserved to *win* best picture, hands down. But I realize I'm in the minority on that.

    Word. I'd be pissed if I was Anne. She basically had to carry the whole show.

    Yes, she overdid it many times, but only because her co-host was acting like a stoned corpse.

    I thought she was very charming and funny with Hugh Jackman a couple years back. She just got stuck with the wrong partner IMO.
  30. Allen

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    I'm extremely cynical and I thought the kids singing was really beautiful.
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    I agree. It was bad, but they both should recover.

    I imagine that this will be the end of the "young, hip Oscars" experiment.
  32. Holley Calmes

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    I really thought Social Network was a very, very good movie, and I think the kid was a great actor, but I absolutely hated the character. Maybe you can't win best actor being an ass****. Or maybe you can-movie buffs oblige...
  33. Lacey

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    Anne had too many dresses.
  34. jenny12

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    Or at least make them realize that young doesn't necessary equal hip.

    Holly Calmes,

    I'm not a fan of the Oscar voters, but I don't know the character likability matters too much. They've voted for way more unlikable characters than Zuckerberg...Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men, Daniel Plainview, There Will Be Blood, Jake LaMotta from Raging Bull and so on.
  35. Holley Calmes

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    No such thing....
  36. my little pony

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    they should use those bob hope voice over snippets as host next year
  37. John 3 17

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    I liked all of Anne's dresses. It was fun to see what she came out in next. The first one and the red one were my faves.

    -Bridget
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    Marissa Castelli weighs in on twitter:

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    You'd think they'd have given up the idea after that Beyonce trainwreck several years back.
  40. Allskate

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    Oddly enough, she originally turned them down when they asked her to host. She only agreed later on because James Franco had gotten on board. When they intereviewed him before the show, he didn't seem too into it. He's been going to school and working on this during the weekends and when he could squeeze in more time. Maybe he took on too much and crashed before the show even started.
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