How very classy…Jon Stewart brings the other half of the “Best Song” winner back on stage after the commercial, so she can say what the orchestra’s cut-off prevented her from saying.
(This is not a waste of time. The speeches are always the best thing of the night.)
Cameron Diaz presents Cinematography…yet another fave category. Cinematography is about the photography of a movie. Watch a movie and turn off the story-following part of your brain and just enjoy it as a series of lights and shapes and colors…great cinematography means that it’s still a damned enjoyable show.
“There Will Be Blood” or “No Country For Old Men,” gotta be. And it goes to “Blood.” Well-deserved. Shot after shot, you could smell the kerosene.
He’s wearing a perfectly correct tux but I don’t think he’s wearing an undershirt. So you get that sort of vague pink/peach color coming through.
Hilary Swank introduces the annual “In Memoriam” reel. She looks eerily like an alternate-reality Judy Garland who never got into showbiz or pills, and who got enough proper nutrition as a kid to reach full human height.
I wonder what these “In Memoriam” reels will look like in twenty years, when there are so few actors left who’ve had such long and full careers. It’ll become a parade of “Oh…that guy!”s.