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Puttin’ the Hurt On

Usually I write a huge, bloated review of the Oscar ceremony but I surprisingly don’t have much to say this time round. You can tell it was an uneventful Oscar night when the biggest surprise was in the adapted screenplay category. Feel bad for Up in the Air getting shutout by the way. Aside from that most of the winners were basically the frontrunners from day one so not much to say there really.

I was fairly satisfied with the ceremony, with the exception of how long it took to present the Best Actor/Best Actress categories. Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin were hilarious especially in their parody of Paranormal Activity. Which led into a fairly underwhelming tribute to horror movies. I’m a big horror movie fan but you know something is off when you have a montage that includes clips of Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice. I would of liked to see maybe more focus on the honorary oscar inductees this year Lauren Bacall and Roger Corman (Think I’ll do a post about my favorite Corman films sometime).

So yeah it was a good ceremony better than last year just no big surprises. The Hurt Locker was the big winner which I’m happy about and everything seemed to go well, not too shabby. So until next year see ya at the movies, Otteni out.