The Academy Awards: 79th Oscars (2007)

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79th Oscars
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Air date: Feb 25, 2007

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Critic Reviews for The Academy Awards 79th Oscars

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Ellen did a great job, and Scorsese's moment was a loooong time coming, so the whole night felt very satisfying. All that and Beyoncé?

Feb 24, 2019 | Full Review…

Given that many Oscar ceremonies begin with a killer opening only for everything to go downhill from there, Sunday's telecast was a refreshing change of pace.

Feb 8, 2019 | Full Review…

The jokes were about the importance of the evening but her tone was intimate and informal. In a town filled with film events, this is still the Big One and the mood is high energy.

Feb 8, 2019 | Full Review…
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Never before has a producer put so much thought and effort to breathe life into the long and dull string of awards that precede the ones for which nearly all viewers tune in.

Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…

It was long. It was flat. And it was bloated. Worst of all, it was boring.

Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…

DeGeneres didn't seem to have quite the stature of the legendary Oscar hosts of the distant past -- namely Johnny Carson and Bob Hope.

Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Academy Awards: 79th Oscars

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