The Academy Awards: 60th Oscars (1988)


60th Oscars
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Air date: Apr 11, 1988

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Critic Reviews for The Academy Awards 60th Oscars

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It's amazing that despite a writers' strike the Academy Awards could still be so gaseous and wordy.

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It was clear that Oscar is experiencing a serious identity crisis. It was also clear that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is its own worst enemy.

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They should have hired a streaker. They should have hired Jimmy Swaggart. They should have brought back Sacheen Littlefeather. They should have set off cherry bombs. Anything .

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Even considering the low standards set in previous years, the program seemed unusually lackluster from the word go. Indeed, "go" would be too strong a word.

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Chase, supposedly ad-libbing in the absence of written material (thanks to the Writers Guild strike), managed never to be funny, and usually to be insulting. Someone should remind him the latter is only permissible when it is accompanied by the former.

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