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84th Annual Academy Awards

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Angelina Jolie Oscar Pose Sends Leg Into Internet Orbit (photos!)

Angelina Jolie’s leggy Oscar pose may be remembered long after the winners of the 84th Academy Awards are forgotten. It’s gone viral and spawned thousands of quips, not to mention some smashing photoshop mashups. The 36-year-old actress stole the show with her red carpet strut and her striking pose on stage while she presented an award. ...
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Angelina Jolie Wins Oscar Red Carpet With Leggy Dress (video)

Angelina Jolie showed off her long, lean legs in a black strapless Atelier Versace gown at the 2012 Academy Awards in Hollywood Feb. 26, capturing the perfect blend of classic and contemporary. The cinched waist on her form-fitting dress accentuated Angelina’s slender waist and creamy-white shoulders, although her thin frame raised eyebrows....
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Billy Crystal's Oscar Act Like an Old Tuxedo; Familiar, Frayed

Billy Crystal brought his signature Borscht Belt shtick to the 84th Academy Awards. He was no Ricky Gervais. His one-liners mostly lacked zip, his singing was howling bad and his presentation plodded. In what has to be one of the most thankless jobs in Hollywood, Crystal hosted the Academy Awards for the ninth time and was almost as predicable as the winners....
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Jean Dujardin, The Artist Prove Silence is Golden at Oscars

Jean Dujardin and his film, “The Artist, took top honors–Best Actor and Best Picture, respective– at the 84 Academy Awards on a night that had enough surprises mixed with predictability to keep the awards show interesting. “I love your country,” the French-born Dujardin shouted. He thanked silent star Douglas Fairbanks. The actor’s joie de vivre inspired his performance, he added....
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Michel Hazanavicius Scores Directing Oscar for The Artist

Michel Hazanavicius has kept the ball rolling for "The Artist" at the 84th Academy Awards, winning for Best Director against formidable competition. The film has 10 Oscar nominations and was the strongest contender coming into the show. The French film director, 44, producer and screenwriter is best known for his spy movie parodies. The Artist was a cut apart....
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Christopher Plummer Marks Career High; Oldest Oscar Winner

Christopher Plummer's stirring performance in "The Beginners" was rewarded with an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. He virtually stole the film as Hal, the gay father of Ewan McGregor's character, Oliver. Plummer, 82, was the oldest actor to win and Oscar, which was also his first despite a distinguished career in film....
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Octavia Spencer A-List After Supporting Actress Oscar Win

Octavia Spencer was humble and teary eyed after winning best supporting actress for her role in "The Help." She played Minny Jackson, a maid with a fiery temperament and little tolerance for the social injustice of her era. Spencer laughed and cried during her acceptance speech which ran over the time limit. Although it seemed as though she hardly had time to say anything of substance for her first win....
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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Top Stars Live on Oscar Red Carpet (watch!)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are just one of Hollywood’s hottest couples who will walk the red carpet at tonight’s 84th Academy Awards. TheImproper will livestream red carpet arrivals beginning at 5pm. today (Feb. 26). Pitt and George Clooney will go head-to-head along with Gary Oldman for Best Actor, while nine films were tapped for best picture. The lists includes several dark horses among such favorites as “The Help,” “Moneyball,” and “The Artist.”...