Academy Reverts to the Tried-and-True for the Oscars

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Billy Chrystal tweeted word this afternoon that he'll be the host of next year's Oscars, replacing Eddie Murphy, who withdrew after producer Brett Ratner was dumped for comments offensive to gays and lesbians. The Academy has confirmed Chrystal's message. Kyle Buchanan covers Hollywood as movies editor for New York magazine.



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