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THE 82D ACADEMY AWARDS | Television Review

A silly, somber, and intimate night

Ben Stiller, dressed as a character from “Avatar,’’ presents the award for best makeup. Ben Stiller, dressed as a character from “Avatar,’’ presents the award for best makeup. (Mark J. Terrill/Ap)
By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / March 8, 2010

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Was it wise to double the number of best-picture nominees? Unclear. Was it wise to double the number of hosts? Yup. (Full article: 876 words)

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