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Live Blogging the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

February 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Looks like I called 17 out of 24 categories correctly. Not too bad. Better than last year. Oh well, till next year.

8:42- James Franco did better work on his Twitter feed tonight.

8:39 – You would think that these damn kids would have dressed up a bit. It’s the Oscars for Christ’s sake.

8:36 – How could the film had not have won Best Picture? For God’s sake,they used the speech in the film to cut the best picture montage together.

8:34 – This montage cut to The King’s Speech is actually pretty good.

8:32 – Nice consolation prize to The Social Network for mentioning the film’s that didn’t win Best Picture. I like how the crowd clapped loudly when Speilberg mentions the films that lost Best Picture.

8:21 – I bet Sandra Bullock hasn’t watched last year’s telecast when she won the award. Who would have thought that her tattoo crazed, Nazi loving husband, who was once married to a porno stat, would have cheated on her?

8:19 – Let’s applaud Sandra Bullock cause her crazy tattoo husband was fucking behind her back.

8:14 – Hey, just noticed that Aronofsky isn’t wearing that damn scarf around his neck. Guess he didn’t have a horrible neck surgery after all.

8:07 – So glad the honorary Oscar winners are finally shown some proper respect, unlike last year.

8:03 – Tom Hopper! Damn! You can tell he really wanted it. The film was good, but Fincher directed the hell out of The Social Network.

7:53 – No clapping at the In Memoriam segment. How will we know who to care about?

7:46 – Jennifer Hudson looks hot after losing all that weight. That is all I can muster up to type.

7:45 – The montage of dead people  and the Lena Horn tribute hasn’t been shown yet. This is going to go another hour.

7:35 – The visual effect guys forgot to thank Nolan. Thats a rule.

7:30 – The Ghost of Bob Hope!

7:27 – Here is the best Oscar host. He looks a hell of a lot better following these two.

7:21 – Okay, no Banksy. Inside Job was pretty good as well. Yea! Throw those fucking financial executives in jail!!

7:21 – Joel Coen was just caught on camera looking for his cell phone.

7:16 – This Best Live Action short guy probably gave one of the more entertaining speeches of the night.

7:15 – Wow. Got both the short documentary and short live action categories correct.

7:13 – Not a sweep for The King’s Speech. The most I can see them winning is a total for 4.

7:06 – Best Song Nominees being performed, time to do something the fuck else.

6:59 – Collen Atwood wants to thank who ever the fuck put her all the way in the back.

6:58 – Academy Award winning The Wolfman. That phrase reeks of classiness.

6:53 – Franco has a strange smirk on his face. When he said he didn’t care if he hosted the worst Oscar ever, he wasn’t kidding.

6:51 – Inception wins the well deserved Sound awards. Leading the night with 3 awards.

6:43 – YES! The Social Network for score! A good warning sign for a Best Picture win? One could hope.

6:41 – Let’s hear John Williams’s music for the rest of the show.

6:32 – Batman! Best Supporting Beard.

6:25 – There’s the Charlie Sheen joke

6:19 – The mic’s right there in front of you.

6:16 – Classy speech by Aaron Sorkin.

6:13 – They cut away when Brolin and Bardem were dancing. Too gay for the Oscars?

6:06 – Justin Timberlake shouldn’t be allowed to speak unless Aaron Sorkin is writing his dialogue.

6:04 – It appears that there was no rehearsal before the show.

6:02 – Bill Maher – “Kirk Douglas died during that acceptance speech.”

5:59 – Yeah, let’s drop the F bomb, Melissa Leo.

5:57 – This will be the longest Oscars ever if Kirk Douglas keeps presenting all the awards. I’m all for it.

5:51- Great Kirk Douglas, now no one will know who won best supporting actress.

5:49 – Great start, I’m 0-2  in predictions before the first fucking commercial.

5:47 – Inception! Deakins loses again, I knew it would happen.

5:44 – First miss of the night, fucking Alice in Wonderland. Maybe King’s Speech won’t be a sweep after all.

5:43 – There is something to be said for hiring comics to host the Oscars.

5:42 – James Franco looks out of it. He clearly doesn’t give a shit.

5:41 – Let’s begin, please.

5:35 – This was funny when Billy Crystal did it in 1997.

5:31 – I really hope The Social Network ins for score. It’s really fucking amazing.

Coming at 5:30


Live Blogging 82nd Annual Academy Awards

Look forward to insightful, humorous comments from me.

5:32 – Neil Patrick Harris? Who thought this was a good idea?

5:37 – The opening was terrible. Good line about that Damn Helen Mirren

5:40 – Good Avatar jokes. Sam Worthington didn’t look amused.

5:41 – Cut to Ethan Coen when it comes to Basterds joke. They had to find a Jew quickly.

5:46 – Here comes Waltz Oscar.

5:50 – Kind white lady saves poor black kid…The Blind Side.

5:58 – A lamp is behind Ed Asner? Wtf were the producers thinking?

6:01 – Curse Miley Cyrus to Hell for screwing  her Best Song banter! I don’t care if you’re nervous!

6:11 – Shot of Waltz looking at his Oscar. Here comes screenplay! Who will win Basterds or The Hurt Locker?!

6:15 – Called The Hurt Locker winning! Pissed Tarantino lost though.

6:18 – Molly Ringwald looks scared shitless. I’m sorry, but John Hughes does not deserve a special tribute segment. Just include him in the death montage.

6:22 -This Huges tribute with all the actors coming out on stage, was awkwardly handled. I could hear Broderick talking to Culkin as they left the stage. They cut to the Twilight guy, who has probably never seen a John Hughes movie.

6:31 – Whoa! Wallace and Gromit lost!

6:34 – Who this lady on stage. WTF?! A bit rude of her to come up on stage and interrupt the guy in the middle of his speech. A Kanye West moment.

6:37 – Missed best documentary short! DAMN!

6:38 – The Ben Stiller/Avatar bit was hit and miss. Admire Stiller’s balls for going up on stage like that.

6:44 – How did Michael Stuhlbarg get in the audience?

6:50 – Whoa upset! Precious wins! Jason Reitman just has his father’s millions of dollars to live on now.

6:54 –  They should at least have Bacall and Corman up on stage.  They deserve a tribute, not fucking John Huges.

6:59 – Everyone stands for Mo’Nique. I wonder if she shaved her legs tonight?

7:00 – Sam Jackson did a strange eye roll when the camera cut to him after Mo’Nique’s win.

7:07 – The first thing I said when I saw Avatar, was that it was going to win Best Art Direction.

7:12 – African Charlize Theron showcasing film about a poor African American, Precious.

7:17 – Funny Martin/Baldwin Paranormal Activity spoof. Better than the actual film.

7:19 – Why a horror tribute? Is this the Academy commenting on tonight’s broadcast? Appropriate that Twilight New Moon is included in the horror tribute.

7:27 – Hurt Locker wins both sound awards over Avatar, it seems pretty clear now that it will win Best Picture tonight.

7:35 – Best Cinematography goes to Avatar and so continues my piss poor prediction rate.

7:45 – Sam Worthing puts on his glasses in order to look more intelligent. Was he chewing gum as well?

7:48 – Let’s dance while we dispose of a bomb!

7:51- So instead of 5 best song performances, we get 5 unnecessary dance numbers.

8:02 – The Cove should win best documentary. I can’t stand another hit against my predictions.

8:05 – Bull crap. They should at least let the other Cove guy go on.

8:06 – Why the fuck are they letting Tyler Perry present Best Editing. Horrible moment only saved by Martin and Baldwin appearing in Snuggies.

8:17 – Damn, lost another category. Some film from Argentina won Best Foreign film.

8:19 – Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin do a great job of delivering the humor in between the categories.

8:24 – Having other actors applaud this year’s nominees is a good idea in a broadcast devoid of any.

8:33 – The Dude wins. Nice speech, but too many thank you’s.

8:40 – What’s up with Whitaker’s De Niro Casino glasses?

8:46 – It seems like overkill to have Sean Penn come out to present Best Actress.

8:49 – BULLOCK!!!! NO!!!!!!!!!!!! The audience applauds mediocracy.

8:51-  Uh, oh here comes the tears.

8:52 -Streisand to present Best Director. Would by funny if Bigelow then lost.

8:56- Bigelow wins. Well deserved.

8:58 – We are finally at Best Picture. Like how Tom Hanks cuts to the chase…The Hurt Locker! Cameron just has his billions to fall back on.

9:03 – Horrible broadcast, terrible direction, but great hosts and for the most part, deserving winners.

15/24 on my picks. As horrible as The Blind Side.