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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013
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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013 | 9. Jack Nicholson and Michelle Obama Hand Out Best Picture
9. Jack Nicholson and Michelle Obama Hand Out Best Picture

The Best Picture gong is traditionally given out by A Big Name. This year we got Jack Nicholson alone... Or so it seemed. That was until he threw it to a feed of First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House, seemingly in the middle of some sort of Oscar party that involved military types standing about. Their banter might not have been West Wing-worthy, but it was still a good get for the ceremony. It was up to Mrs Obama to announce the winner, as Argo became the night’s champ. Talking of...
 

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I can't believe you didn't include Dame Shirley Bassey on this list. At 76 years old she put all the other performers to shame with Goldfinger. More

Posted by gunta007 on Sunday March 3, 2013, 00:23

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Everyone keeps saying Tarantino was being played off, we all thought he had fooled the orchestra by pausing for applause for the cast. If you listen they're playing the "winner walking triumphantly off the stage" music as opposed to the "get off the stage or we'll set this giant plastic shark on you" cue. More

Posted by elyoda on Tuesday February 26, 2013, 18:46

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You gotta love the bit where Tarantino was about to get played off, and he just shot to the side "I'm coming, I'm coming!" then continued with his speech. More

Posted by Mr Gittes on Monday February 25, 2013, 16:43

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Jack Nicholson looked bored out of his mind at the Oscars. When everyone did a standing ovation, Jack grudgingly got to his feet...and looked bored. Sad to see his spark has gone. More

Posted by BenTramer on Monday February 25, 2013, 10:56

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