Let's be honest here; until the last half hour, the Oscars were pretty much boring.
We knew Monique was going to win, and everything was not a shock or least bit amusing until the end. Alec Baldwin & Steve Martin were good. They did not run too long or do anything unneeded.
Weather George Clooney was really upset or it was all part of an act was the only thing interesting until the end.
Then came best actress. When I saw Oprah out there, I am like there is NO way Sandra Bullock is going to win the Oscar. I was like the girl from "Precious" in her first role is getting it.
So, yes, I was shocked when Sandra Bullock's name was announced. I was happy. She was stunned. Having to hear for months from Julia Roberts how she turned down the role for " The Blind Side" like it was something beneath her, I was worried. I was worried that Sandra would not get roles that would garner her an Oscar let alone a nomination. I am happy to think that now any movie that has Sandra in it will have in the credits Academy Award Winner Sandra Bullock. I like the sound of that a lot.
The Best Actor going to Jeff Bridges was not a surprise because the Academy usually gives it to roles like that. Perhaps George knew that and that he was not going to win.
Then, came the big ones. I think James Cameron already had a place in mind where he was going to put his Oscars in his house. Barbra Streisand came out and already I was like....hmmm...something interesting is about to happen. Interesting indeed as when Kathryn Bigalow's name was read, shock then applause went through the crowd. Yes, James Cameron was married to her so it was interesting that an ex-wife and ex-husband went against each other in the same category but it is not what defines her.
Then came the big one and Tom Hanks, and everyone was like OK, she got best director but "Avatar" is def getting best picture. I was stunned and the entire crowd was left with mouths open as Tom announced "The Hurt Locker" and it went from a boring Oscars to an Oscars to be remembered as an underdog war movie trumped a James Cameron movie.
An interesting show and some other notable moments:
Ben Stiller dressed as a character from Avatar.
Farah Fawcett being left off the list of those who passed this year. I guess when you die the same day as Michael Jackson, everyone forgets about you.
Also, Bea Arthur was left off the memoriam list as well. Tre lame.
The John Hughes tribute was brilliant. Sigh.
What did YOU think of the Oscars?-Dr.FB
Farrah Fawcett's Funeral will be on Tuesday and will be a private affair/ceremony.
The service will take place at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles at 1600 local time.-Dr.FB
It was expected very recently and the sad news has happened.
Farrah Fawcett has passed away surrounded by friends and family. She died of Cancer.
We wish the Fawcett and O'Neil family well and our blessings and prayers.-Dr.FB
Here is a photo of Farrah Fawcett that was released by the Today Show. There is a 2 hour documentary that will be airing on NBC this weekend. It will be airing in most markets this Friday Night in Los Angeles.
What is happening with Farrah and her battle with cancer is extremely sad and heartbreaking. I will share more of my thoughts on Farrah and her battle with cancer soon. Heartbreaking. Just heartbreaking.-Dr.FB
Farraw Fawcett was released from an L.A. Hospital where she was there for internal bleeding that happened during an alternative cancer procedure.
We hope she is in less pain and will be OK.-Dr.FB
Actress Farrah Fawcett, who was diagnosed with anal cancer in 2006, was admitted to an L.A. hospital this past Thursday, according to this BBC report.
Sadly, MSNBC is also reporting that Fawcett's three-year battle with cancer may be coming to an end. They are quoting an unidentified friend as saying, “She’s a fighter, but we get the sense she knows the end is coming. But we’re all still praying for a miracle.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Fawcett.