I missed the red carpet because of work and I am PISSED. I love seeing all the snazzy suits and dresses. But at least I am not missing the actual show.
We will see how this host-less show goes. I actually liked Kimmel the last two years, but other recent hosts have totally flopped, so maybe this is the way to go. I am hopeful.
Javier Bardem rocking out to Queen is iconic.
Adam Lambert is so great. He isn’t trying to be a Freddie Mercury clone, he gives Queen his own spin.
Well done, boys.
Rachel Weisz NOOOOOO what are you wearing????
I love a good montage. It brings all the feels.
What a goddamn great trio these 3 are.
C’mon Rachel…or Amy. Or Emma. Or any of them, really.
Chris Evans is a GENTLEMAN.
I wish I had seen If Beale Street Could Talk. It never played in my neck of the woods, but Regina King is great in everything, so this is no surprise. And she is GORGEOUS in that dress!!!
I LOVE JASON MOMOA’S SUIT.
I am betting on Free Solo, only because They Shall Not Grow Old missed the deadline.
I will NEVER watch this doc. Heights are a no-no for me.
“Open the pod bay doors, Hal.” I LOVE IT.
These commercials are killing it so far.
Basically, you just need to turn a white dude into a fatter, older white dude and you’ll win an Oscar! But seriously, well done.
Does no one practice their speeches? I know they’re nervoua but either elect one person to speak or keep it short, folks.
OH MY GOD THE BUNNIES. THE PUPPET. I AM GASPING.
BEST DUO OF THE NIGHT.
Yayayayayayay!!!! WAKANDA FOREVER!!!
Chadwick looks so sharp!!!
Jlo. Oh my god. And Chris Evans looks so good in blue.
WAKANDA FOREVER!!! AGAIN!!! It was a gorgeous film. Well deserved!
My uncle is apparently working on a set for a Tyler Perry production. But he doesn’t know who Tyler Perry is, lol.
Alfonso!!! Looks like the Roma train is rolling. He is so well spoken.
Emilia’s dress is BEAUTIFUL.
Jennifer Hudson can sing the ingredients of a shampoo bottle and make it sound like an opera.
Why are ruffles in this year? They should never be in. Ever.
Serena!!! She is stunning!
I’m thinking First Man or A Quiet Place here. Sound editing is a tough call… Or Bohemian Rhapsody! Gratz to them.
I maintain it should be First Man, but whatever… I am not doing well with my predictions, lol.
Well done keeping the speeches short. And I am digging the no host. We’re an hour in and have hit a ton of awards!
I just really loved The Favourite and it needs to win SOMETHING.
I am betting on Roma for foreign language… And it is! Alfonso does a great job keeping his speeches succinct and relevant. Especially since he has to go up multiple times.
Keegan Michael Poppins!!!
Oh Bette Midler. What a fantastic choice for the Poppins song. She is magic!
Laura Dern WHO WEARS BROWN TO THE OSCARS???
At least Michael Keaton isn’t chewing gum.
No love for Vice’s incredible editing? Ok. Sure Jan.
Oooooh hello Mr. Bond!
Will Mahershala take it home??? I secretly want Sam Elliott just because he’s Sam Elliott. But Mahershala is easily the best performance in a sea of greats and he’s now 2/2!
Pharrell, that outfit is dreadful. But Michelle Yeoh is stunning as always!
I am betting on Spiderverse, but secretly pulling for Isle of Dogs.
The fact that I have not seen Spiderverse yet is a crime and I AM SORRY I am usually not into the whole “other dimension” idea so I have put off watching, but I WILL SEE IT.
KACEY MUSGRAVES THAT DRESS IS HIDEOUS.
Um. This cowboy song is gorgeous. I missed out on Buster Scruggs too, but it’s in my queue.
Mulaney’s suit jacket is a winner.
I am glad that I live in an era where a documentary short about menstrual rights has won an Oscar.
Oh, visual effects… Infinity War’s only chance!
POOH MUST WIN. POOH MUST WIN. GIVE POOH AN OSCAR FOR THE LOVE OF HONEY.
Oh, well… at least First Man won something! A severely underrated film.
IT’S TIME. They need no introduction.
BRADLEY!!!!!!!! He’s so nervous, bless him.
GAGA!!!!!!! She is just… incredible.
Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. If there were a best onscreen couple Oscar, they would have wrecked the competition.
At least Detainment didn’t win. Despicable.
C’mon Favourite… Don’t get shut out!!!
A deserved win for a poignant script for Green Book. But… MY FAVOURITE. I am so sad it’s getting no love.
YESSSSSSSS!!! Fantastic win for a brilliant screenplay! Getting at least 1 Spike Lee speech makes the night worth it.
Happy for Ludwig!!!! Sad Terence Blanchard didn’t win but all of the scores were incredible.
If Shallow doesn’t win I’ll eat my hat.
Well, I don’t have a hat, but I don’t need it! A just victory for Gaga and co!!!
I am still, like… Horrified that The Favourite is empty-handed. This is INJUSTICE.
Oh no the In Memoriam. I cry. 😢
Richard E. Grant fangirling over Barbara Streisand is a MOOD. And we love a Spike Lee and Barbara Streisand moment.
Bale or Malek? Or a sneaky Cooper? Even a surprise Viggo or Defoe?
I mean… I’m stunned that I live in a world where BoRap wins 4 Oscars and The Favourite doesn’t win any, but Rami deserves the honor 1000000%!!! His performance was the beating heart of that movie. You could call this moment from the trailer.
I assume it will be Glenn, but I want a Colman win so The Favourite doesn’t go home empty-handed.
YES YES YES!!!!!! OLIVIA COLMAN!!!! She gives the best speeches and is just a genuine delight. I also love her dress.
Can Olivia Colman and Frances McDormand PLEASE team up for a movie. It is all I ask.
I am guessing Alfonso will take this…. Aaaaaand… Yes! 👍 What a deserved win. He has incredible vision. If he, Guillermo, and Alejandro ever team up and combine their powers they could conquer the cinematic world.
I also vote we never have another Oscars host again. This is GREAT.
Will Roma take it home?
My crystal ball was cloudy this year, I guess. 🔮
Probably shouldn’t award a film with significant and legitimate controversy the ultimate honor, but… ok. I even liked the movie and don’t think it should have won, but…ok.
Edit, 2/25: I still cannot believe I live in a world where Green Book wins Best Picture, BoRap wins the most Oscars of the night, The Favourite only gets 1 win, and Roma only gets 3. Let’s hope the Academy does better next year.