Swimming with Sharks
The Jaws theme played off this Visual Effects winner mid-speech. That’s okay: The music isn’t as scary without visual effects.
Daniel Day-Lewis joked that he almost played Margaret Thatcher. Forget the wig and accent-he would’ve sent troops to the Falkland Islands.
In for the Long Haul
Kristin Chenoweth cohosted the preshow, then joined MacFarlane for the closing song. In between she managed to read War and Peace and do her taxes.
After Jennifer Lawrence took a tumble en route to claiming her Best Actress Oscar, she said an F-word went through her head. We’re guessing it wasn’t “Facebook.”
Nun the Wiser
For one bit Seth MacFarlane made out with nominee Sally Field. If hosting doesn’t work out, the Family Guy creator can always make Go Daddy commercials.
Spread the Welsh
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Shirley Bassey did their native Wales proud. But where was Tom Jones?