…just saw the Oscars…

…and it was weird!?

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Captain Kirk fro the future to help Seth MacFarlane host

Firstly, Seth MacFarlane was the host and he wasn’t really all that funny, let’s say it was OK, but someone should have told him he isn’t hosting someones Roast. There were plenty of times were the audience didn’t know how to react, and walking of after “the next presenter doesn’t need an introduction” was so “decade ago” joke. He spent the entire ceremony clearly wondering if people thought that he and his jokes were funny. Well they weren’t. But his singing was good, the “Loser Song” at the end almost fixed everything else before….. well not really.

Final word on is hosting, it was predictable up to the point where gay jokes, jew jokes and “so old” jokes were part of the humor.

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Ang Lee got an Ocar for Best Director

The entire show was also weirdly paced, the award for Best Director was too early (didn’t get the deserved attention if you ask me), different award winners got different time to speak (otherwise a shark would eat them), too many presenters for one award and just generally “all too many” things happening or not happening. The theme of the 85th Oscars was music and yet not all songs for Best Original Song гот the proper treatment. What’s up with that? Seriously? (BTW Scarlett Johansson singing a song for Chasing Ice, I didn’t know that, it was pretty good too bad it wasn’t a live performance and too short).

For some unknown mystical reason the musical Chicago kept turning up during the Oscars. I mean…WHY?

BUT THE WEIRDEST PART that happened at the end while presenting for Best Motion Picture of the year was the appearance of Michele Obama live from the White House. She even announced the winner. So long was the show I was expecting for someone to wake me up and tell me it’s just a dream. I am still kind of wondering if it really did happen. (Talk about Oscars politics)

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Other appearances worth mentioning were those of William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Charlize Theron and Channing Tatum dancing later approved by Dustin Hoffman, Paul Rudd and Melissa McCarthy presenting, than the tribute to 50 Years of Bond movies.

Of course Adele’s performance must be mentioned.  Jennifer Lawrence tripped when going up the stairs to accept her Oscar for best actress in lead role and made a joke about it before thanking everybody. it was probably the highlight of this year’s Oscars. Daniele Radcliffe and Kristen Stewart were presenting together and K. Stewart was limping, just thought I bring that up.daniel radcliffe and kristen stewart

When it comes to the winners I got to say the academy chose good this year. There were no surprises  but no obvious winners also (except for Daniel Day-Lewis for best actor in lead role), it was really a choice among equals at least for the major Oscars awards like best director (Ang Lee) best actress or best film even which was Argo.

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Daniel Day-Lewis while accepting the Oscar for Best Actor
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Ben Affleck

And here’s a list of some of the  winners:

Best Film: Argo

Best director: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Best actor in lead role: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best actress in lead role: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best actor in supporting role: Cristoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best actress in supporting role: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)

Beset animated feature: Brave

Best animated short: Paperman.

Best foreign film: Amour

Totals:

Life of Pi – 4 Oscars

Argo  – 3 Oscars

Les Miserables – 3 Oscars

Lincoln, Skyfall and Django Unchained  – 2 Oscars

Amour, Brave, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty and  Anna Karenina – 1 Oscar.

 

Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominees wallpapers – Oscars 2013

Oscars 2013

 I already posted these in several posts (click the titles), but just two days before  the 85th Annual Academy Awards let’s remind ourselves which movies are in the race for Best motion picture of the year (hi-res wallpaper accompanied)

1. Les Miserables

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russel Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amamnda Seyfried. Directed by Tom Hooper.

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Anne Hathaway in Les Miserables

2. Beasts of the Southern Wild

Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry. Directed by Benh Zeitlin.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

3. Django Unchained

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kerry Washingotn. Directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx in Django Unchained

4. Zero Dark Thirty

Starring: Jessica Chastain, joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

Jessica Chastain as Maya in Zero Dark Thirty

5. Lincoln

Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln

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Life Of Pi – Oscars 2013 Best Film nominees wallpapers

Already posted wallpapers from this film, and I don’t have anything new so I will post just one wallpapers and follow the link below to the rest of them.

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 You can find the rest of the “Life of Pi” wallpapers here.

Starring Suraj Sharma.

Directed by Ang Lee.

This concludes the Oscars 2013 Best Motion Picture wallpaper series. Prepare your desktop for the Oscars with your favorite movie.

 You can get all wallpaper entries here.