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Oscars 2011: Potter Cast at the Academy Awards and Parties; Auto-Tuned "Deathly Hallows"

Film Awards
Posted by: Rosi
February 28, 2011, 07:22 PM

The 83rd Academy Awards took place last night in Los Angeles, California; a number of actors from the Harry Potter films were in attendance at the ceremony and selected Oscar Parties. Composer of the soundtrack for "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Alexandre Desplat and Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) attended the Academy Awards as nominees for their roles in Best Picture winning "The King's Speech". You can find pictures of both Desplat and Bonham Carter at the Montblanc Cocktail Party and at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here and here, respectively and find details of the winners at the bottom of this post. Sadly, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" did not win in either of the two categories in which it was nominated; Visual Effects went to "Inception" and Art Direction to "Alice in Wonderland".

Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, and you can find photos from that here in our galleries as well as of Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) at the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party right here in our galleries and of Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) at the previous night's Film Independent Spirit Awards at this link in our galleries.

Secondly, keen eyed watchers will have spotted "Tiny Ball of Light", the hilarious auto-tuned clip of a scene in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1". The Gregory Brothers auto-tuned the clip, which aired during Sunday night's ceremony. MTV named the auto-tuned clips as one of their top five favourite moments from the evening.

The clip has been uploaded to PopSugar, you can watch it embedded below:

Winners:

  • "The King's Speech", which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) and Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew), received a total of twelve nominations, including Alexandre Desplat, who was nominated for Original Score.  It won: Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role (Colin Firth), Achievement in Directing (Tom Hooper) and Writing - Original Screenplay (David Seidler). 
  • "Alice in Wonderland", which stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape), Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall and narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks Stephen Fry, was nominated in Visual Effects, Costume Design and Art Direction and won in: Costume Design and Art Direction.

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28 Comments

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883 Points

FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!
that is soooooooooo coooLl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
xoxo

Posted by Mudblood_and_proud on February 28, 2011, 07:40 PM report to moderator
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883 Points

FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!
that is soooooooooo coooLl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
xoxo

Posted by Mudblood_and_proud on February 28, 2011, 07:40 PM report to moderator
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i had that song on repeat for hours after the show.

Posted by andarocketship on February 28, 2011, 07:44 PM report to moderator
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Wow – just, wow.

Posted by ladydars on February 28, 2011, 08:10 PM report to moderator
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It was my status as soon as it happened….lol…tiny ball of light

Posted by Srose on February 28, 2011, 08:12 PM report to moderator
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It was my status as soon as it happened….lol…tiny ball of light

Posted by Srose on February 28, 2011, 08:12 PM report to moderator
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Just finished watching the awards – it was so funny watching this!

Posted by TarsieS (FTC) on February 28, 2011, 08:13 PM report to moderator
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it really was lol

Posted by Leander21[WBM] on February 28, 2011, 08:33 PM report to moderator
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One of the most amazing things The Oscars has ever shown.

Posted by YodatheHobbit on February 28, 2011, 09:01 PM report to moderator
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10268 Points

Bonham Carter looked like she was still channelling Bellatrix at the awards ceremony. That dress was pretty ghastly, and at first I thought that the little Union Jack wallet on her leg was a huge tattoo!

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on February 28, 2011, 10:07 PM report to moderator
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@WeenyOwl: She DID seem to be channeling Bellatrix a bit…. but I kinda liked that dress to be honest….. it’s a little unusual but… I have odd taste sometimes. ;)

Oh, “Tiny Ball of Light”. You made up for the fact that my DVR didn’t record the best picture award being given because the Oscars always go overtime. As soon as it started, my mom and me exchanged a glance like “Um…. oh wow.” And I found myself snickering slightly for the rest of the auto-tuned clip things. (Even though I’m not into Twilight, I saw Eclipse and as soon as the “He Doesn’t Own A Shirt” part came, I was thinking “YES they chose the best line in the movie and made it awesomer.”)

Posted by Bellatrix The Strange on February 28, 2011, 10:48 PM report to moderator
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Nice but sad that we didn’t get the oscars

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on February 28, 2011, 10:56 PM report to moderator
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“You’re my light. You’re my tiny ball of light”♥
Best. Line. EVER! If only Ron had the guts to say that to her(:

Posted by NaRgLeS.WuZz.H3r3(: {Roar} on March 01, 2011, 12:34 AM report to moderator
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88 Points

FAIL LEAKY Mugglenet reported this hours ago…and people watch the oscars stop acting like this is the best thing ever when NOW your seeing it! and HP part 2 will get oscars stop whining over part 1. That was just an awesome prelude Part 2 will be even better

Posted by PotterParish on March 01, 2011, 12:50 AM report to moderator
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The time of posting news, has nothing to do with the quality of the post.

FAIL must die.

Posted by YodatheHobbit on March 01, 2011, 02:57 AM report to moderator
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