The Academy Awards: 64th Oscars (1992)


64th Oscars
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Air date: Mar 30, 1992

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Critic Reviews for The Academy Awards 64th Oscars

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Now Crystal's little spoof has itself become as predictable and lame as what he's supposedly spoofing. Maybe it's time to bring those big dumb opening production numbers back again.

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Like it or not, the Academy Awards still are the last bastion of full-throttle live TV entertainment... Best of all, it included the giddily brilliant improvisations of Billy Crystal, in his third year as host.

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Mr. Palance's cheerfully unprintable acceptance speech, not to mention his impromptu calisthenics display, provided Billy Crystal, the program's sensationally quick-witted host, with a whole evening's worth of running gags.

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Host Billy Crystal got the extravaganza off on the right foot arriving as a masked Hannibal the Cannibal and giving the routine a Jack Benny twist.

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Billy Crystal was the humorous host for the third year in a row. It was also the classiest production in recent memory, thanks to shorter speeches by winners and a welcome jettisoning of pompous musical production numbers.

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To paraphrase Jack Palance in "City Slickers," the secret to any Academy Award telecast is one thing: A host like Billy Crystal.

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