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Oscars 2012: the best moments in photos

by | 27th, February 2012

THE 84th Oscars wer a terrific show. Silence as an golden as the statuette as The Artist was named best film at the Oscars. Jean Dujardin became the first Frenchman to win an Academy Award for acting. Michel Hazanavicius, thanks three people for his best picture award for the same film: “Billy Wilder, Billy Wilder and Billy Wilder.” Nicholas Sarkozy, the French president, did as all politics must and thrust himself into the limelight saying the The Artist has made “French cinema proud”.  Meryl Streep scored her second Osar form 17 nominations for playing Lady Thatcher in The Iron Lady. Sacha Baron Cohen hogged the limelight, turning the AGM for the Hollywood film industry into a promotion for his new film by spilling Kim Jong-il’s ashes over the red carpet – but not Halle’s Berry’s chest (again). Another landmark was scored by Christopher Plummer, who at 82 became the oldest actor to win an Oscar, for his performance in The Beginners. Octavia Spencer for getting a gong for her role as the pastry chef in The Help, offering: “I’m freaking out … I’m sorry, I love you … I’m sorry, I love you.” Which might explain why the best actors work with the best scripts…

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Actress Angelina Jolie arrives before the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

 



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