The Oscars for the movies of 2001—handed out on March 24, 2002—are actually most well-known for the historical past they made, with Halle Berry changing into the primary lady of shade to win the best-actress Oscar, Randy Newman breaking a 15-nomination dropping streak to win for greatest authentic tune, and former little one star Ron Howard lastly profitable the Oscar he admitted in his speech that he’d imagined accepting “about 1,000 instances.”
However revisiting that Oscar race, and the greater than four-hour ceremony hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, can inform us lots about the place Hollywood was on the time, how a lot it’s modified, and the way bizarre it nonetheless is that they’d Donald Sutherland and Glenn Shut backstage because the announcers. On this week’s Little Gold Males podcast, This Had Oscar Buzz cohosts Joe Reid and Chris Feil be part of Richard Lawson, Katey Wealthy, and Joanna Robinson for one more Oscars-season flashback. (For our look again on the 2000 Oscar race, go here.) The matters embrace the collection of controversies round A Stunning Thoughts and the accusations of soiled campaigning in opposition to Miramax, how 9/11 affected the race and made for an extremely honest ceremony, and why Amélie received nominated for therefore many awards and gained nothing.
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