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The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014)

The Oscars (original title)
TV-14 | | TV Special 2 March 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Performer: Happy and Nominated: Best Original Song
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Himself - Presenter: Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling
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Himself - Nominee: Best Costume Design
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Himself - Nominee: Best Costume Design (as William Suk Ping Chang)
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Dallas Buyers Club, American Hustle, and Blue Jasmine all received "Best Original Screenplay" nominations despite that fact that these are all adaptations. Dallas Buyers Club is loosely based on an article based on the true story of Ron Woodroof. American Hustle is also based on a true story that follows the novel, "The Sting Man: Inside Abscam". Blue Jasmine is also a modern day re-telling of the play, A Streetcar Named Desire. See more »

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Steven Price - Winner: Best Original Score: Thank you. Thank you, Academy. Thank you so very much. Alfonso, I share this with you. You inspired every frame of this film and certainly every note that I ever wrote. Thank you for this remarkable opportunity. To all the musicians and friends who lent their talents to this score, thank you. I get to stand here but this belongs to all of us. Thank you to all at Warner Bros. Thank you to GSA. Everyone on this film, for their incredible support. One of the amazing things about working on this ...
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Over the Rainbow
Music by Harold Arlen (uncredited)
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg (uncredited)
Performed by Pink
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The Oscars Has Lost Its Charm.
4 March 2014 | by (Mumbai, India) – See all my reviews

Ellen DeGeneres is a wonderful host & I appreciate her wit. But this time around, she goes haywire with poor anchoring and she often stammered on stage and not only during calling the presenters (which was supposed to be funny) but also while cracking jokes.

Then comes the bad direction. The camera men really messed things up when it came to on-stage shooting. The speeches were emotional as they are always but I loved the speech of the winner of best supporting actress. It was sweet & true. Towards the end, the awards function was like a parade of giveaways. Williams's Happy performance was pumping while U2's was a soothing gig. The selfie was the highlight of the show and I was fairly entertained.

But I must say, while the glamour stays fine in the Oscars show, the sophistication has dwindled due to many reasons, hosting, presentation etiquette & direction being some of them. An average show, but I am happy for the deserving winners.


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