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James Franco Bombs As Host: '127 Hours Of Boredom'

James Franco Bombs

First Posted: 02/28/11 12:43 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

The Hollywood Reporter:

In what could go down as one of the worst Oscar telecasts in history, a bad and risky idea -- letting two actors host -- played out in spectacularly unwatchable fashion on the biggest of all nights for the film world.

Despite an overall rewarding of brilliant performances and no truly shocking didn't-see-that-coming upsets, the 83rd Annual Academy Awards will likely be remembered as the night James Franco couldn't act like a host.

Read the whole story: The Hollywood Reporter


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