Sweet smell of desperation

Posted by · 12:12 pm · February 22nd, 2010

Kristen Stewart at the 2009 BAFTA AwardsIt’s almost as if the ratings-hungry Oscarcast producers watched last night’s BAFTA sweep for “The Hurt Locker,” finally accepted they’re going to receive no assistance from the awards, and duly sprung into action.

Right on cue comes today’s announcement that Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron will all be presenting on March 7. Perhaps if they add Robert Pattinson, they can present the Best Supporting Actress category together, heartfelt individual tributes and all.

Here’s hoping Stewart practises her smile over the next two weeks. Not even a BAFTA Rising Star award could cheer her up last night.

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  • 1 3-01-2010 at 1:45 pm

    Chad Hartigan said...

    How come no one is shitting a brick about Jason Bateman presenting? He’s a more classy, bona fide movie star? Oh right, he was in that show you like so he’s fine.

  • 2 3-01-2010 at 1:58 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    He’s been in two recent Best Picture nominees after all, Chad. You’re reaching…

  • 3 3-01-2010 at 2:11 pm

    Chad Hartigan said...

    I know, but all the arguments are flimsy. This guy’s got throwaway parts in some nominees vs. actors anchoring franchises keeping the business afloat. But some people are saying they aren’t big enough stars. I guess we should put this argument to bed though. Let’s have fun Sunday people!