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The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Special 26 February 2012
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rose Byrne ... Herself - Presenter
Natalie Portman ... Herself - Presenter
Jessica Chastain ... Herself - Nominee
Tom Cruise ... Himself - Presenter
Adam Sandler ... Himself
Brad Pitt ... Himself - Nominee
Bradley Cooper ... Himself - Presenter
Robert Downey Jr. ... Himself - Presenter
Reese Witherspoon ... Herself
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Christian Bale ... Himself - Presenter
Angelina Jolie ... Herself - Presenter
Meryl Streep ... Herself - Presenter & Winner
Michelle Williams ... Herself - Nominee
Sandra Bullock ... Herself - Presenter
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

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Celebrate the movies in all of us See more »

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Comedy

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TV-14
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USA

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English

Release Date:

26 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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2012 Academy Awards See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

At age 82, Best Supporting Actor winner Christopher Plummer became the oldest person to win a competitive Oscar. See more »

Goofs

In the In Memoriam segment, Marion Dougherty's name is written incorrectly as Marion Doughtery See more »

Quotes

Terry George - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Thanks. This is my daughter, the producer. I want to thank the Academy; now I don't have to wait for her wedding to tell the world how brilliant she is. Our little film was inspired by the people of Northern Ireland, Protestant and Catholic, who after thirty years of war, sat down, negotiated a peace, and proved to the world that the Irish are great talkers. I want to dedicate this to them. And thank you again. Thank you very much.
Oorlagh George - Winner: Best Live Action Short Film: Mum, this is for you!
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Features La Luna (2011) See more »

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It's Time for the Oscars!
Written and Composed by Sally Stevens
Performed by Billy Crystal
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An Event To Remember!
27 February 2012 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

I've been a Film-Buff since in-time memorial, like literally! Watching the GREATEST Movie Event, 'The Academy Awards' has become a habit, missing it is impossible. LIVE & EXCLUSIVE, 'The 84th Annual Academy Awards', turned out to be An Event To Remember!

Firstly, Billy Crystal was a really charming host. He got his medley spot-on & his jokes, throughout this Spectacular Event, were applaud-worthy. He didn't disappoint a bit.

Now coming to the Winners: The Artist and Hugo each won five awards to their kitty. However, I truly felt that, The Descendants, was the strongest among all the films nominated beside. The Artist took home Best Picture, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius & Best Actor Jean Dujardin, along-with 2 other wins including Best Original Score for Ludovic Bource & Best Costume Design for Mark Bridges.

Hugo had its glory with 5 wins as well, including Best Cinematography for Robert Richardson. The Descendants did take home 1 Oscar, that being Best Adapted Screenplay for Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash. Best Foreign Language Film went to the critical smash A Separation by Asghar Farhadi.

Mr.Cinema aka Woody Allen won Best Original Screenplay for his master-stoke Midnight In Paris.

Among Acting Winners: Meryl Streep won her long-due 3rd Oscar for her mesmerizing turn in The Iron Lady. This was THE Moment of the event! Watching THE Most Influential & Talented Actress of all-time taking home another Honor in her credit, truly was the high-light.

Amongst Supporting Wins: Christopher Plummer Finally won an Oscar for his subdued & believable performance in Beginners. Octavia Spencer proved her mettle by taking away the trophy for her rather convincing performance in The Help.

Any Upsets? I'm a Nick Nolte & George Clooney Fan. Of course, I would've loved it if they won, especially Nolte who's yet to win this magnificent honor. Gary Oldman, Demián Bichir & Brad Pitt also delivered splendid performances, but this just wasn't their year.

A Special Mention to Cirque du Soleil. Their performance was brilliant. 'The 84th Academy Awards' truly rocked! Great Overall Presentation, Great List of Winners & Nominees, Great Presenters, and of course, A Charming Host.


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