Oscars Live Blog From HollywoodNews.com
By Sean O’Connell
HollywoodNews.com: We are live blogging the 83rd Annual Academy Awards! Follow along. Leave us comments. And enjoy the show!
11:36 p.m. ET – Thank you all for following tonight. Hope you had fun! I know I did. Have a great night, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow for more Oscar coverage! @Sean_OConnell
11:35 p.m. ET – It’s The King’s Speech. Congratulations to all involved!! #oscars
11:31 p.m. ET – (Almost) right on time, it’s Spielberg to announce Best Picture! #oscars
11:25 p.m. ET – Colin Firth wins! #oscars
11:21 p.m. ET – Sandra Bullock just called Jeff Bridges “dude” … and made it sound adorable. #oscars
11:20 p.m. ET – Here comes Best Actor! #oscars
11:16 p.m. ET – And it goes to Natalie Portman! #oscars
11:11 p.m. ET – The Dude abides … and presents Best Actress. #oscars
11:02 p.m. ET – Best Director goes to Tom Hooper!! #oscars
11:01 p.m. ET – And now, the meat of the ceremony! #oscars
10:59 p.m. ET – Of course. I’ve already forgotten David Seidler’s tender speech. Thanks @Danitalicious, for reminding me.
10:52 p.m. ET – Has “The King’s Speech” won anything yet? By my count, it’s oh-fer. Right? #oscars
10:46 p.m. ET – After the live performances, Original Song goes to Randy Newman for “We Belong Together,” from “Toy Story 3.” #oscars
10:37 p.m. ET – Great Tweet from InContention’s Kris Tapley, who writes, “How cruel to keep building the hopes for the Socialites.” He’s probably right, but I’m beginning to believe Social Network has a pretty good shot at Picture. We’ll know soon enough. #oscars
10:35 p.m. ET – Man, #Inception is cleaning up in the technical categories … #oscars
10:27 p.m. ET – Is Billy Crystal taking over? There might be a God. #oscars
10:21 p.m. ET – Yawn. Inside Job. Solid flick, but … the financial meltdown? Okay. I guess. #oscars
10:20 p.m. ET – BANKSY. BANKSY. BANKSY. Please? #oscars
10:19 p.m. ET – Wait, Oprah’s big Oscar thing isn’t supposed to be until tomorrow! #oscars
10:18 p.m. ET – Auto tune the Oscars? Pretty funny. #oscars
10:15 p.m. ET – Live Action Short goes to God of Love! #oscars
10:13 p.m. ET – Documentary Short Film winner is Strangers No More! #oscars
10:11 p.m. ET – By my count, we’ve got 10 Oscars left to hand out.
10:02 p.m. ET – Here come the songs! Randy Newman doing “We Belong Together.” Slow start but sounding good now.
9:59 p.m. ET – Costume Design goes to “Alice In Wonderland” … its second #oscars win tonight.
9:57 p.m. ET – Kudos to the Academy for remembering February’s “The Wolfman” for makeup. #oscars
9:55 p.m. ET – “Congratulations, nerds?” Oh, Franco. Unfunny and mean-spirited are not a good combination at the #oscars
9:54 p.m. ET – Ah, so Marisa Tomei was the hot babe they sent to play with the science and tech guys? Good choice! #oscars
9:49 p.m. ET – Sound Editing? Inception! #oscars
9:47 p.m. ET – Best Sound? Inception! #oscars #bwaowaow
9:45 p.m. ET – If Nine Inch Nails can win an Oscar, Fatboy Slim has a chance! #oscars
9:44 p.m. ET – Best Original Score goes to Trent Reznor! #oscars
9:40 p.m. ET – “Australia” reunion! Somewhere, Baz Luhrmann weeps. #oscars
9:35 p.m. ET – I got a little choked up at Bale thanking his daughter and getting choked up. It was like a moment in a moment. I might be in #Inception. #oscars #wheresmykick
9:33 p.m. ET – “I’ve done that plenty before,” Christian Bale. Line of the evening so far. #oscars
9:32 p.m. ET – Christian Bale takes Best Supporting Actor at #oscars
9:29 p.m. ET – Even if it calls to mind Julia Roberts’ dress, Reese looks amazing. #oscars
9:27 p.m. ET – Best Foreign Language Film goes to In a Better World! #oscars
9:23 p.m. ET – OK, Hathaway gets major bonus points for trying. #oscars
9:21 p.m. ET – A classy, heartfelt speech — appropriately — by “King’s Speech” screenwriter David Seidler. #oscars
9:18 p.m. ET – And Original Screenplay goes to David Seidler! #oscars
9:16 p.m. ET – Sorkin truly deserves it. His “Social Network” screenplay was breathtaking. Stop shooing him off with the music cue! #oscars
9:15 p.m. ET – Best Adapted Screenplay goes to Aaron Sorkin! #oscars
9:13 p.m. ET – Brolin and Bardem look priceless. #oscars
9:10 p.m. ET – Commercial break. Flip to the Tar Heels game. Heels up by 17! All’s right with the world. #oscars
9:06 p.m. ET – Best Animated Feature Film goes to Toy Story 3! #oscars
9:04 p.m. ET – OK, Timberlake … much funnier than Franco. “You know!” #oscars
9:02 p.m. ET – Timberlake and Kunis funnier than Hathaway and Franco. Truth bomb. #oscars
8:58 p.m. ET – Melissa flirting with Kirk was the evening’s first genuine moment. #oscars
8:56 p.m. ET – Best Supporting Actress goes to Melissa Leo! #oscars
8:53 p.m. ET – With all due respect, this is the evening’s first BIG award. #oscars
8:50 p.m. ET – First bathroom break. Too late to swap Hathaway and Franco for Ricky Gervais? #oscars
8:47 p.m. ET – And cinematography goes to … Wally Pfister for #Inception. #oscars
8:44 p.m. ET – ALICE IN WONDERLAND wins Art Direction to start the evening. #oscars
8: 43 p.m. ET – OK, nevermind. Please stop talking. Did their teleprompter break? Were there no jokes? WTH?
8:38 p.m. ET – Please be funny. #oscars
8:37 p.m. ET – BTTF!!!
8:35 p.m. ET – Will Tina Fey appear in Alec Baldwin’s dreams? #oscars
8:30 p.m. ET – And here … we … go! #joker #oscars
8:29 p.m. ET – Tom “Human Beat Box” Hanks was entertaining, and I loved that view from the stage at the #oscars. Just about underway.
8:23 p.m. ET – Why do the actors whisper in the “Uncomfortable Interview” chair at the #oscars?
8:20 p.m. ET – OK, give us your bold #oscars upset picks. Speak now, and you’re allowed to claim “Toldja!”
8:14 p.m. ET – When a celeb is being interviewed, I keep my eyes on the background. So far, spotted Taylor Hackford snapping candids and Steven Spielberg chatting. #oscars
8:10 p.m. ET – Commercial break. Is it over yet? 🙂 #oscars.
8:04 p.m. ET – The one-on-one chair interviews are awkward and need to stop. Please. #oscars
8: 03 pm ET – 27 minutes away, and Mama Portman looks amazing. Can she ride the momentum to the win, or is Annette Bening going to claim her first Oscar?
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