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Oscar review

I did it again.  I stayed up way too late watching the Oscars.  Once again I wonder why they have to make it over three hours?  I thought Hugh Jackman was fine as host, but I personally like when they have a comedian hosting the show.  Jackman is very talented, but I'd rather here a couple of jokes as opposed to an entire dance routine to open the show. As far as speeches, nothing too unusual this year.  My favorite speeches are ones that actually say something meaningful and inspiring.  One of my favorite all time was Steven Soderberg in 2001: One thing I do enjoy is when it seems like the winner had been dreaming of getting an Oscar his or her entire life. That happened twice this year. I loved Penelope Cruz's speech: And Kate Winslet's:

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