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The Oscars Ceremony In The Movies
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The Oscars Ceremony In The Movies | Tropic Thunder (2008)
Tropic Thunder (2008)

Despite blowing a ginormous raspberry at all kinds of Academy sensitivies, Tropic Thunder got an access-all-areas pass to the Oscars. Ben Stiller’s action-comedy travels from Hollywood to the jungles of South East Asia and back again, climaxing with a gala Oscars night that sees Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller) emerge from the chaos with a little gold man, presented by new BFF Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr). The expression on Jon Voight’s face – a direct reference to his Midnight Cowboy loss back in 1970 – as Speedman basks in the glory that eluded him with Simple Jack is priceless. All in all, a valuable reminder that in Hollywood, cynicism, jealousy and petty-mindedness can make your dreams come true.
 

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1 RE: The Oscars Ceremony In The Movies
L: Pelle Whitney's Dead Show some respect! ait a minute. So, because she is dead, a movie magazine/website isn't allowed to mention a scene of a movie she was the star of that was set at an Oscar ceremony? Even when they do an Oscars Ceremony In ? They don't mention her death in the piece and they certainly don't mock her so I think they are being ] respectful. More

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