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Thanking God For The Oscars In Pictures: Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren And Actor Idol

IT’S The Oscars, and actress Anne Hathaway is stood beside a suit known as the President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science Tom Sherak. It’s that time when the greatest talent and stars of the world’s greatest entertainment Mecca gather to produce an amateurish, prolix, turgid, sticky bore-fest, which the winners have the awareness to thank God for.

And it’s right that they do – this an AGM for suits and their hirelings. If you want a real show then give all the stars the same script and have them read it before judges. Call it Actor Idol or the XXXX Factor and have them give full throat to their art on the casting couch. Extra points awarded for how many people you know on the committee.

This year, Brits up for a novelty shower gel diospenser are:  Dame Helen Mirren, Armando Iannucci, Nick Hornby, Carey Mulligan, Kathryn Bigelow and Colin Firth…


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Actress Anne Hathaway and President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science Tom Sherak announce the nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.

Posted: 2nd, February 2010 | In: Celebrities | Comment