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Last night’s Academy Awards made for a long, weird, self-important trudge of a show. Producers, including Steven Soderbergh, did their best to mess around with the show’s format, but they made some strange pacing decisions, like having past winners gush about this year’s acting nominees, rather than showing clips of them acting. The show ended with a deflating win for Anthony Hopkins, who defeated the late Chadwick Boseman in the Best Actor category. There were no musical performances on the show — they were all on the pre-show — and there were precious few comedy bits. There was, however, Glenn Close doing “Da Butt.”

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