the tie, in SOUND EDITING, was impossible to predict and incredible to watch; this very tough category to predict was inaccurately predicted by everyone.
CHRISTOPH WALTZ and QUENTIN TARANTINO’s wins at the BAFTAs and with the HFPA were in fact indicative of their support within the industry.
DANIEL DAY LEWIS’ third OSCAR handed by the last member to join the acting three winner club, MERYL STREEP, followed by a fresh and funny speech about him as the first pick to play MARGARET THATCHER in the IRON LADY.
eight out of the nine best picture nominees won at least an award; BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD was the only film to leave empty handed; of course, the nominations were a huge help in the worldwide box office.
FLIGHT’s sock puppets and the “I SAW YOUR BOOBS” song was hilarious even when it was way over-the-top
JENNIFER LAWRENCE’s huge star turn before, within and after the ceremony; surely her grounded honest personality does help.
LINCOLN’s win for PRODUCTION DESIGN was (after the tie) the only category where consensus first two picks were not right.
PIXAR still is a force to be reckoned with in the ANIMATED FEATURE race, this is their seventh win in the twelve years that this award has been given.
most presenters were underwhelming but it was great to see some dancing from GORDON LEVITT, RADCLIFFE, TATUM & THERON.
SETH MACFARLANE might not have been the best host but i think he did a great job; it might have been all over the place but i think we was casting the widest net.
the shorts are now even easier to predict, specially now that two out of three are chosen by the whole academy.