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Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman named Oscar presenters

A couple more good reasons to tune in Sunday night to the Oscars: Jack Nicholson and Dustin  Hoffman were just named presenters. Nicholson of course has presented before, though his presence on this stage always tends to consecrate the Oscars as something truly notable and special. His appearance for his last win, "As Good as It Gets," as an example. Here was his acceptance speech from back then (2008), and it's hard to imagine a cooler or more gracious way to say "thanks:" And after that, Hoffman's cri de cour acceptance for "Kramer vs. Kramer":

Tags: jack nicholson , Miles Davis , Robert Mitchum , Shorty Smith , Joe Vitrano* , Ray Kramer , Rupert Crosse , J.T. Walsh , Luana Anders.

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