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2011 Academy Award Winners

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Post by SonjaMarie » Mon February 28th, 2011, 4:44 am

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Yeah Colin, Yeah Natalie, Yeah Christian, Yeah King's Speech!

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Post by Nefret » Mon February 28th, 2011, 5:39 am

Drat! I totally forgot to watch!
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Post by Vanessa » Mon February 28th, 2011, 9:27 am

Three cheers for Colin Firth and The King's Speech! Well done.
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Post by Divia » Mon February 28th, 2011, 10:52 am

The hosts were dull as tombs.
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Post by wendy » Mon February 28th, 2011, 1:04 pm

This was one of the ceremonies where everyone seemed to be in agreement - although I would have liked The Social Network to have won Best Picture. But very happy for Portman and Firth. Didn't Portman look beautiful?
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Post by Ash » Mon February 28th, 2011, 1:40 pm

What with those horrid hosts? I think they should just have a hostless ceremony - let the presenters do what they do. No need for a couple of people up there embarrassing themselves (or bring back Crystal!)

Im over the moon about Kings Speech winning. Its the first time since Chicago 2002 that a picture I loved grabbed the award. So deserving too! As was Firth - I just love him in this movie.

I haven't seen Fighters (no desire to) so I don't know how much the supporting actors deserved their awards, but I was really hoping for Geoffrey Rush and Hailee Steinfield(didn't she look adorable in that dress?) Ah well. I hope to see more of her - someone was talking that she might be the lead in Hunger Games.

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon February 28th, 2011, 3:56 pm

I actually did pretty well with my predictions this year. Glad The King's Speech won Best Picture.

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Post by princess garnet » Tue March 1st, 2011, 2:07 am

I agree, the hosting choices weren't all that great.

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Post by fljustice » Tue March 1st, 2011, 5:04 pm

I thought Anne Hathaway worked hard (not always successfully), but James Franco looked stoned and sounded wooden. Much worse than most of the presenters who always sound stilted. Although the Jude Law/Robert Downey Jr. combo worked well!
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Post by ejays17 » Sat March 5th, 2011, 11:40 am

SLOC & I were trying to work out how Jeff Bridges got a Best Actor nom, but Hailee Stanfield got a Best Supporting nom, where they were both equal with amout of screen-time.
SLOC thinks it could be because Stanfield is only 14/15, but I think that makes her performance more worthy of a Best Actress nom.

That being said, I still think Natalie Portman would have won Best Actress. :)
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