Screen legend Harrison Ford had Twitter talking after his appearance on Sunday night’s Oscars telecast as he read the introduction for the “Best Film Editing” category of the Academy Awards.
The Star Wars and Indiana Jones star began with some personal experience, pulling out a crinkly piece of paper and haltingly reading some of the studio notes from “Blade Runner.”
“Why do we need the third cut to the eggs?” was one complaint. “This movie gets worse every screening.”
“This movie gets worse every screening”
Harrison Ford reveals the “editorial suggestions” he received after screening Blade Runner pic.twitter.com/vs3qnHAwHO
— The A.V. Club (@TheAVClub) April 26, 2021
“These notes can help us understand why the editing process can often get a little complicated,” Ford said dryly.
The award for film editing went to “Sound of Metal.” But on Twitter, the award for the most memorable intro was Ford’s to lose as his name trended on the network:
I love how no matter where Harrison Ford is, you can tell he doesn’t want to be there
— Sam Stryker (@sbstryker) April 26, 2021
Harrison Ford reading horribly critical screening notes for BLADE RUNNER is now one of my top 10 favorite #Oscars moments.
— Johnny Sobczak (@JohnnySobczak) April 26, 2021
Harrison Ford with .. the best intro of the night?
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) April 26, 2021
Harrison Ford backstage sharing a joint with the octopus
— James Urbaniak (@JamesUrbaniak) April 26, 2021
harrison ford has had the perfect career trajectory from carpenter to idol to master of his craft to stoned uncle to the world.
— javier grillo-marxuach (@OKBJGM) April 26, 2021
My goal is to some day be as grumpy as Harrison Ford.
— jon “airships” kudelka (@jonkudelka) April 26, 2021
Harrison Ford is relatable because he also seems like he hates his job
— Cody Wimmer (@Cody_Wimmer) April 26, 2021
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