"When I'm not nominated, I'd rather be here, at this party, than be in that room, at the Kodak," said Kingsley. "Here, at Elton's party, you can hopefully have a decent conversation instead of the ritualized blah blah blah."
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Close called Jones "a world treasure" and Kingsley said the 80-year-old actor is "always so damn good."
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