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Dream 2011 Oscar Presenters (Plus Fantasy Actor’s Tribute Guests If There So Be Some)

Dream 2011 Oscar Presenters (Plus Fantasy Actor's Tribute Guests If There So Be Some)

The Oscar presenter list so far is classy but pretty darn boring. They’ve only announced like 10 names, but all of them seem like they’ve presented at every Oscars since the 1990s. So here’s a couple of specific suggestions – some of which are actually serious – that could spice things up a bit beyond what’s so far looking very expected:

Banksy and Mr. Brainwash (presenting best art direction)
Bono and Julie Taymor (presenting best original song)
Dana Carvey and Mike Myers (in “Waynes World” character, presenting a clip from “Winter’s Bone”)
George Clooney and Lily Tomlin (presenting a clip from “The Fighter”)
Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Ryan Reynolds (presenting whatever they want while shirtless)
Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve and Isabelle Huppert (presenting foreign language film)
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone (presenting whatever they want)
Ellen deGeneres and Jane Lynch (presenting a clip from “The Kids Are All Right,” dressed as the Nic & Jules)
Mel Gibson and Ricky Gervais (presenting best picture, together! though seriously, I think Warren Beatty & Julie Christie would be a perfectly classy duo for the task this year)
Tina Fey and Steve Martin (presenting best original screenplay – as they should every single year).
Armie Hammer and the Winklevoss Twins (presenting visual effects)
Barbara Hershey, Mila Kunis and Winona Ryder (no joke, presenting best costume design)
Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen (presenting a clip from “Toy Story 3” while extremely high)

As for the acting categories… Say they go with that “friends present to friends” deal that worked so very well last year (though I’ve heard no suggestions that they will). Here’s my suggestions for each of the 20 nominees (I know they didn’t even do it for supporting categories last year and it’s highly doubtful they’d start that tradition this time around, but why not have fun with it).

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Javier Bardem —-> Julia Roberts (too much?)
Jeff Bridges —-> Michelle Pfieffer (why not? she was so good at it last year)
Jesse Eisenberg —-> Jeff Daniels (host Anne Hathaway – who played his sister on the Fox show “Get Real,” could also work)
Colin Firth —-> Geoffrey Rush
James Franco —-> Sean Penn

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Christian Bale —-> Steven Spielberg (or wouldn’t Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer and George Clooney be hilarious?)
John Hawkes —–> Miranda July (though she’s probably too indie for Oscar…)
Jeremy Renner —–> Ben Affleck
Mark Ruffalo —–> Laura Linney (who’d also be great for Jesse Eisenberg, but better here)
Geoffrey Rush ——> Colin Firth

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Annette Bening ——–> Kevin Spacey
Nicole Kidman ——> Dianne Wiest (or Naomi Watts.. but at they still BFFs?)
Jennifer Lawrence ——-> Jodie Foster
Natalie Portman ———–> Jean Reno (but if that’s not “star” enough, then Susan Sarandon)
Michelle Williams ———-> Ryan Gosling

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Amy Adams —–> Mark Wahlberg (that oughta piss off Melissa Leo)
Helena Bonham Carter ——> Maggie Smith
Melissa Leo ——–> Melissa Leo
Hailee Steinfeld ———> Matt Damon
Jacki Weaver ———>Cate Blanchett

Any more suggestions?

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