Monday, February 25, 2008

And the Oscar goes to....

So as you all know (unless you live in a cave...and if you lived there you probably aren't reading this...and I digress....), last night was the Academy Awards....ah! Heaven! Love! Basically my most favorite thing to watch, aaaaamazing. I wish I had done some live blogging, but alas there is no internet connection in the front room of my house, oh well. So instead I will write some of the thoughts that came to me while watching last night's events....here goes:
  • Gary Busey....WTF?! That man is crazy. Seriously. Crazy. And why was he at the awards last night?! If you have no idea what I'm talking about, please direct yourself to this gem of a clip of Gary basically barging in on Ryan Seacrest's interview with my girl Jen Garner and Laura Linney. Poor Jen looked so scared, heck I would too. And where was Ben to protect her? Honestly Ben. Oh wait, that's right, Ben was f'ing Jimmy Kimmel, haha.
  • Why is Jack Nicholson always at the Oscar's? Anyone? It's not a Laker's game Jack, but somehow the man is always front and center. I don't get it.
  • And even more of a "why", Why the freaking A was Brad Renfro left out of the "In Memorium" montage?!?!? Although I was fighting off tears after seeing Heath I got pretty pissed when Brad was left out. Luckily I'm not the only one who noticed this and thought that the Academy's reason of "It's simply not possible to fit everyone in" just didn't cut it.
  • Apparently all my ranting last week of one strap dresses just makes me look like an idiot. Since about nine women wore them last night, haha. Granted I didn't have problems with all of them. I absolutely loved Katherine Heigl's dress.

    As for an overall favorite dress, I don't think I really had one.
    I was a fan of Cameron Diaz's dress, although she really could have done more with her hair and I really didn't get why everyone was interviewing her, but oh well, cute dress:

    And of course I loved Jen, because she's always fabulous:

  • And let's not forget the men of the evening....
    One of the night's big winners, Jeffrey Dean Morgan....I mean Javier Bardem, having some fun on the red carpet:

    George looked so cute last night, and I'm so glad he had more to say than his gf Sarah, that girl is a mute, seriously Sarah, you're dating George Clooney, I know you have a lot to talk about, haha.

    As always looking so Dreaaaaamy, was Patrick Dempsey:

  • And I absolutely loved the performance from the duo from Once. It was so sweet and amazing, and that song, ah, precious. And even better was their acceptance speech. Although Mark√©ta Irglov√° got cut off, I was glad that John Stewart brought her back out to finish her speech, so wonderful.
All in all, there wasn't anything too big or surprising last night. John Stewart popped in some political jokes (Gaydolf Titler, haha, love it), some surprise winners (Tilda and Marion, woa, congrats) and lots of built in ads (ummmApple? Wii??). But of course I still loved it, I'm a sucker for the Oscar's. :)

And of course the moment you've all been waiting for....the winner of the mini-bity Oscar pool contest.... KIKI from Spaztastic Adventures of a DC Fashionate with a total of 6 out of 8 right. The next closest were Single and Jenn each with 5 each. Thanks to everyone who played!

And be on the look out, more contests may be popping up in the future :)

happy (day after the oscar's) monday!

17 comments:

Kiki said...

Woooohooooo I WON!

...and I cried when Glen and Marketa performed, then later absolutely FREAKED out when they won. Makes me so so SO happy.

Jamie Lovely said...

I really loved Katharine Heigel's dress, but I'm not sold on the short hair yet.

I liked Jennifer Garner's too.

ana said...

I loved Katherine Heigl's dress too. But my favorite red dress of the night was Galliano's dress for Heidi Klum. I also loved Cameron Diaz's dress (again Galliano) *Sigh! love love him*

Hilary Swank and Amy Adams looked great too. Oooh and I also loved Penelope Cruz's dress, simply because she managed to make architectural volume look fabulous.

freeandflawed.com said...

5 out of 8! I rule! McDreamy was beautiful. Best part of the Oscars haha!

Lisa said...

Katherine Heigl's dress rocks, but she's looking a little old for her age. It's not the dress. Maybe the hair? I don't like it. Love love love Jen, as always.

Kiki said...

Now that I've calmed down from my win, I can comment a wee bit on the fashion.

I thought Katherine Heigl's hair was an absolute disaster-- way 80's, and not in a good way. Cameron was better than last year's white monstrosity, but I still wasn't a fan. Jen looked great, though!!

I thought John Stewart did a pretty decent job-- much better than I expected, although all of the product placements bugged me too!

Nanette said...

Yay for Once! I missed their performance last night but just saw it on YouTube. So awesome!

Maxie said...

I'm not sure that I can tell Jeffrey Morgan and Javier Bardem apart. For real.

Julie Q said...

i just watched the f*in ben affleck video- its flippin' hilarious!!! Mad props to the girl who won the oscar pool, I was WAY off

Virginia said...

Oooh I loved Jen and Katherine's dresses. Beautiful, as always. I really wish I'd seen more of the nominated movies though...I sort of felt like the uncool kid at a party.

thegirlfromtheghetto said...

I forgot about Brad Renfro dying! And, Cameron Diaz NEVER has her hair done, and it drives me nuts.

Therapeutic Ramblings said...

TheBee was talking about "Once" too. I am glad they won, great speeches too (for being impromptu).

alyndabear said...

Katherine's dress was stunning, I love how beautifully it fits her waist, and actually love the one shouldered look for once, usually I hate it.

BUT her hair just makes her look old. And splodgy.

lspoon said...

I always love the Oscars. Bad political jokes and product placement aside.

Jamie said...

Well, for the most part the Oscars were pretty interesting. I love that Javier is a dead ringer for Jeffrey Dean Morgan. They both are quite scrumptious!

I was wondering myself why Brad Renfro was left out of the memorial tribute. I was about to wonder if they were even going to mention Heath.

Samantha said...

Hands down Katherine Heigl for best dress. I actually thought Cameron Diaz's dress color washed her out a bit. I swear to you I'm so out of the loop with Hollywood nowadays that I thought Javier was Jeffrey Dean Morgan and I thought, oh so happy he is in movies now!

Princess Pointful said...

Seriously... those 2 actress wins screwed any chance I had of winning.
And why was Tilda Swinton wearing a garbage bag?