I’d like to imagine that one of the producers of this year’s Academy Awards ceremony all huddled around their screeners of Lincoln and said, "You know how we can get the young people to tune in this year? Let’s have a celebration of movie musicals!" And then another one was like, "Yeah! And Barbra Streisand can sing something! She hasn’t sung anything at the Oscars for over 30 years! I hear the young people really love nostalgia!" And a third guy, the one who was really adamant about getting Seth MacFarlane to host, kicked up his heels and said, "Man, this is going to be the hippest Oscars ever!"
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