The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.
Quvenzhané Wallis (at age 9) and Emmanuelle Riva (at age 85) became the youngest and oldest nominees, respectively, for Best Actress. This is also the only time either record-holder has competed against each other for the same award. Both lost to Jennifer Lawrence (age 22), who became the second-youngest winner since Marlee Matlin in 1987. Matlin was 21 years old, at the time. See more »
Bill Westenhofer - Winner: Best Visual Effects:
The irony is not lost on any of us up here that in a film whose central premise is to ask the audience what they believe is real or not real, most of what you see is, well, it's fake. That's the magic of visual effects. I want to thank Gil Netter and Elizabeth Gabler and all those at Fox and Fox 2000 for realizing that sometimes it takes a risk to make something special. And "Life of Pi" was a risk worth taking. To our director Ang Lee, you were an inspiration and you made it an incredible ...
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards. The Oscars (2013) is definitely better than the later entries, nominations and definitely wins that came to the following years plus movies such as Argo, Skyfall, Life of Pi and even Django deserved the nominations they got and it was definitely great seeing Ben Affleck finally getting some good recognation for his talent as a whole. Seth McFarlane was also not that bad of a host either and Jennifer Lawrence falling? was pretty funny too and one of the best parts of the whole night too maybe? Definitely very good. (8/10)
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