Reese Witherspoon, looking a little legally Bardot and a little legally Barbie, gives Christian Bale his supporting actor Oscar. His speech is good, but like everyone he's got speech fatigue, although his singling out Dicky Eklund and Lowell and losing it a bit as he mentions his wife were all classy. But Mr. Bale, your redemption won't be complete until Anne Hathaway knocks you around in the next Batman movie.
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