Stripped of any pyrotechnics — no song-and-dance number, no film montage — the opening actually worked reasonably well, mostly because it placed the focus on the movies and the stars, which pays off when someone delivers a heartfelt acceptance speech, like best supporting actor winner Jared Leto. The best picture winner was "The Hurt Locker. In a sense, MacFarlane was playing Billy Crystal, just 25 years younger.
The best picture winner was "A Beautiful Mind.
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This is you in five years. Seth MacFarlane age 45 - 2013. Matt Davies Columnists Letters to the editor Submit your letter. Jimmy Kimmel Photo Credit: With Jimmy Kimmel set to host the Oscars in 2018, for a second consecutive year, take a look back at the Academy Awards hosts over the past three decades. The best picture winner was "American Beauty.
Yet what this achieved, primarily, was to buttress perceptions that this was an Oscar ceremony partially yearning to be the Tonys. Anne Hathaway age 36 - 2011. If that was an unspoken goal — other than some unscripted moments displaying genuine emotion — they got their wish.
He'll be the first consecutive host of the awards since 1992, when Billy Crystal wrapped a four-year run. This list includes all Oscar hosts ever. Ellen DeGeneres Photo Credit: Oh, and an animated Disney character. Jon Stewart hosted the 80th Academy Awards in 2008, his second time hosting the Oscars. Hugh Jackman age 50 - 2009. Learn more and share your input. The best picture winner was "The Silence of the Lambs.
David Letterman age 71 - 1995. Only a passing reference to Al Gore drew much reaction, and the most pointed joke proved half-assed: The best picture winner was "The Departed. The best picture winner was "Braveheart.