The 1999 Oscars ceremony, honoring the films of 1998, was a watershed one in several ways. It was the first to air on a Sunday night and the first to see the dark juggernaut of a Miramax Oscar campaign fell a formidable opponent. With the Oscars of the present day in a state of disarray, let’s take a nostalgic look back at the way things were. (As we did for 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998.) It’s Sunday at the Oscars! For the first time, actually. The show used to be on Mondays. In honor of that monumental shift, ABC aired a little pre-show special called Sunday at the Oscars, with your host, Geena Davis! Geena turns to the camera and says, “Oh, and there’s you, you nearly billion people, you.” A billion people!! Sigh, the old days. Geena asks those billion people,“How are you?” Then, “No, really. How are you?” Could audiences talk back to the TV and actually be heard 20 years ago? How did we lose that technology? Geena then says that she forgot to introduce her escort, “the guy everyone wants to go home with this evening.” A kind of dorky looking guy walks out and… Read full this story
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