Yeah, a post about the Oscars, a dollar short and a day late in terms of relevance. Some things I took from the Oscar broadcast.
-Was the show produced by Vince McMahon? I say that because all the presenters had really long entrances. From the wings of the stage to the microphone they had about a 30 yard walk. Why did the stage have to be that big? The days of the entire cast of a movie crowding on stage are obviously passe. Instead of cutting down on the time of acceptance speeches, why not cut entrance times for presenters. We don't need to see them walking in their fancy dresses. Entertainment Tonight is for that!!!
-Did anyone else notice Peter O'Toole almost die when he didn't get the best actor Oscar? If you taped it, watch again when Forrest Whitaker was announced. The brief look on O'Toole's face broke my heart. Pete ain't gonna get another shot. All he got at the oscars was to be a punchline for both Ellen and Jack Black. Sad end to a great career. Oscars need to be like picking three stars. Sometimes you go with your heart and ignore the stat sheet.
-Is it wrong that the best looking woman there was 61 year old Helen Mirren? Honestly tell me you didn't think she looked hot? Girls, I'm talking to you too.
-The Departed won for best picture and director. You knew Scorsese would win when the presenters turned out to be Coppola, Spielberg and Lucas. I liked Coppola and Spielberg ripping on Lucas for never winning an oscar. Ol' George knows he could piss in a can, call it Jedi Juice and make a billion dollars off it...he ain't sweating an oscar or lack thereof.
-See the Departed! I haven't had so much fun watching a movie since Kill Bill and Sin City. More twists and turns than Trent Zoolander in a sobreity test, awesome cast, 5 star acting and a great story. Jack Nicholson could be in a movie where he does nothing but facial expressions and he'd kick ass!
-Is it wrong that the 2nd best looking woman there was Diane Keaton? Am I wrong? Should I talk to a professional about my old lady crushes?
-When they showed all the actors/directors/composers/producers who have died in the last year, WHERE WAS ANNA NICOLE SMITH!?!?!?!?! Hello!!! NAKED GUN 2 1/2!!!
-Birkhead is that baby's Dad by the way.
-J-Lo fans, I hope you enjoyed seeing her at the oscars cause you won't see her in many movies. She's getting too old for the Maid in Manhatten type love stories and isn't old enough for mature roles yet. She'll disappear from the big screen for a few years and come back in an Oscar worthy role as someone's mom. Once you're over 35 and female in Hollywood the TV/movie roles disappear. I offer you these names as proof. All over the place and suddenly gone: Catherine Zeta Jones? Minnie Driver? Lara Flynn Boyle? Rachel Weisz? Winona Ryder?
On the contrary, I would say Uma Thurmon. That dumbass "Super ex-girlfriend" movie may have killed her career for the time being though. Good movie until she THREW A SHARK at the guy!!!
Broncos and PA tonite. I hope the 'win agains't PA' well hasn't run dry.