Let's just start off with a Why The Hell? The Neil Patrick Harris opening number with the Bugsy Berkley dance was
Jack Nicholson is usually the overworked go-to live audience shot but with his absence this year (plus Brad and Angie), there seemed to be a dedicated George Clooney camera to record his every reaction, laugh, forehead crease and eye wrinkle.
Lots of chiffon dresses with voluminous fabric, some pretty and some not necessarily flattering. Demi Moore's dress was really pretty but the color was wrong.
Sandra Bullock looked very glamorous and her dress looked better on stage than the red carpet. More silvery and shimmery.
Sandra's acceptance speech for winning Best Actress for her role in The Blind Side was touching and humorous. She acknowledged "the moms that take care of the babies and the children, no matter where they come from. Those moms and parents never get thanked" which was her role in the movie but perhaps a personal thought since she and husband Jesse James are raising his daughter from his sometimes jailed porn star ex.
Geez Louise, the music was so horrible. The orchestra played Helen Reddy's "I Am Woman" when the first ever female (Kathryn Bigelow) won Best Director for Hurt Locker. Really? Helen Fuckin' Reddy?
Shakin' my head and going to bed because I stayed way too late last night for no good reason.