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Old February 25 2013, 04:29 AM   #196
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Re: Seth Macfarlane tapped to host this years Academy Awards!

Academy President...time to go make a sandwich.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:34 AM   #197
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Argo finally collects a win. We'll see if they get Adapted Screenplay too, but it seems on course now.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:34 AM   #198
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15 out of 15 because I win by not caring.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:34 AM   #199
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Does a film ever get something like editing without being up for the other awards?
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Old February 25 2013, 04:35 AM   #200
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10/15 As I said, Editing usually goes to the Best Picture winner, and Argo seems to be the front runner.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:36 AM   #201
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Man, who would have thought we'd someday live in a world where Batman, Catwoman (2x) Joker (2x), lex Luthor (2x), Jor El (2x), nick fury and Pa Kent would all be played by Oscar winning actors...not to mention Oscar nominees playing Iron Man and Mystique?
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Old February 25 2013, 04:36 AM   #202
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Adele's drowning like bond. Sounds not that good tonight
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Old February 25 2013, 04:37 AM   #203
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I almost admire them for being so brazen in spotlighting only this nominee for Original Song (unless the others are coming up too). They tossed that snippet of "Suddenly" into the Les Mis medley, but otherwise...

Great song, though.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:38 AM   #204
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Seriously, who set up the sound for Adele? It's awful.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:39 AM   #205
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My wife hates the song. Too Bondish, not enough Adele.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:39 AM   #206
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I guess that's why they had a remote orchestra.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:40 AM   #207
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Well, it's not like the result of the song category isn't already a given. Skyfall is going to win.

That was not an amazing performance, though. She was getting drowned out by the orchestra.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:40 AM   #208
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My wife hates the song. Too Bondish, not enough Adele.
Too generic Bondish.
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Old February 25 2013, 04:41 AM   #209
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"Do You Hear the People Sing" a rather predictable piece to play for Les Miserables. Why not "Master of the House"?
Because DYHtPS features all of the characters. MotH does not, even if it is funnier.

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Old February 25 2013, 04:42 AM   #210
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My wife hates the song. Too Bondish, not enough Adele.
Too generic Bondish.
Yep. But they already had the best Bond song earlier.

I was worried at first that Adele had vocal issues again, but she seemed fine, it's just a boring song.
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