82nd Oscars - Best Picture

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Postby bettestreep2008 » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:13 am

I thought the producers should have allowed Tom to read the 10 nominees again - would have only taken another 30 seconds or so.

Just seemed very abrupt for what should have been the pinnacle moment of the show.

thank goodness that overrated piece of crap Avatar didn't win. I thought the cards were landing in Hurt Lockers place when it scooped the 2 sound awards. I was certain Avatar would have won them for sure.

I am guessing voters thought that the sound editors and mixers on Hurt Locker managed to produce the same excellent results as Avatar at 1/100th of the cost.

And Hurt Locker was indeed the most deserving film of the TEN anyway.

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Postby Sonic Youth » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:06 am

dws1982 wrote:That was odd, Tom Hanks. At least Laurence Olivier had the excuse of being almost 80 when he did it. The show wasn't running that long. It was only at 3 hrs, 30 minutes, and plenty of shows have run longer than that. There was more than enough time to read off the nominated films again.

It's one of the consequences for having ten Best Picture nominees.
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Postby dws1982 » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:03 am

That was odd, Tom Hanks. At least Laurence Olivier had the excuse of being almost 80 when he did it. The show wasn't running that long. It was only at 3 hrs, 30 minutes, and plenty of shows have run longer than that. There was more than enough time to read off the nominated films again.



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Postby inky » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:02 am

Abruptly, because ... "The show is so long that THE AVATAR now takes part in the past."

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Postby Snick's Guy » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:01 am

very rushed -- don't like how they presented the best picture award, i know they are on overtime, but jeesh ..

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Postby OscarGuy » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:00 am

Is it me or did they unexpectedly cut off the re-mentioning the Best Picture winners...
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Postby Sonic Youth » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:00 am

that was abrupt.
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Postby OscarGuy » Sun Mar 07, 2010 11:59 pm

The Hurt Locker
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