Live-ish Blogging The 2008 Oscars

8:29PM: Sitting down with a quart of Ben & Jerry’s right now in front of the television, waiting for the Oscars to start. Will update when something notable happens.

8:35PM: Daniel Day Lewis, earrings on both ears… yay or nay? Colin Ferrel, how/why is he allowed at the Oscars?

8:36PM: James McAvoy! Sitting next to wifey and nominee Saoirse Ronan.

8:40PM: I love the joke about the black/woman President, “how will we know it’s the future?”

8:42PM: Jennifer Garner, why is there a giant piece of hair falling all over the front of your face? Girlfriend has never met a boob-squishing strapless dress she hasn’t liked.

8:52PM: Anne Hathaway and Steve Carell. DID HE JUST SAY SH-T?? Or was it just “Shhhhhht”?

8:56PM: Catherine Heigl looks and sounds like she’s going to barf. She also looks like she loves bronzer.

8:57PM: WHY IS EVERYONE WEARING RED?

8:59PM: Amy Adams singing “Happy Working Song” from Enchanted. With no special effects or back up dancers.

9:10PM: Harrison and Calista. Eww!!

9:16PM: Woah, I forgot that Jennifer Hudson won last year.

9:18PM: Javier Bardem wins for Best Supporting Actor!

9:30PM: Owen Wilson, alive and well!?

9:33PM:
This man who just won for animated short brought Peter the doll up with him to the Oscar stage.

9:35PM: Ooooh boy! Best Supporting Actress coming up!

9:37PM: Hahha, James gave a wink and a nudge to Saoirse.

9:39PM: WOAHOOOOHH! Tilda Swinton won. So rad! Her agent who has an Oscar-shaped butt. Hilarious! George Clooney in the Batman suit with the nipples shout out? Genius!

9:44PM: Jessica Alba dressed up as furry Grimace.

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9:45PM: James McAvoy looking scruffy and a slick Josh Brolin!! (James said on Leno that he’s chuffed b/c of his well-documented love of Goonies.)No Country for Old Men wins it!

9:53PM: Miley Cyrus has a stray hair part. And she’s wearing red ALSO.

10:10PM: Leading Actress up! Ellen Page looked so scared.. Marion Cotillard wins.

10:18PM: Yay it’s Once up! Singing “Falling Slowly”. Woah with a WHOLE ORCHESTRA beneath them! A little bit more involved than this:

10:22PM: Awww they’re so cute!

10:25PM: Hmmm… Heath Ledger in the tribute to those that have passed away, Y/N? Technically it should only be folks who died in 2007, but methinks he has a good chance of making it in there.

10:31PM: Nicole Kidman sure is wearing a lot of bling, but why is her necklace all jumbled on her left side?

10:36PM: Kidman looks so bored!

10:40PM: *Yawn* getting tired. Let’s wrap this shiz up by 11 ppl.

10:46PM: Do you think Patrick Dempsey feels weird about watching some guy dressed up like him in the movie dancing on the stage only a few feet away? That chick playing Giselle really looks like Amy Adams though.

10:49PM: Hahah! Travolta almost slipped on that spot that Colin Farrell was talking about! Best Song… I want Once to win but they are up 3 Enchanted songs… WOAH!!!! ONCE WON! That’s awesome!

10:75PM: YAY! They are letting Marketa Irglova speak! She totally got cut off. Loves it.

11:00PM: Danoooo! Danooooo! Dano!

11:01PM: Uh oh. The tribute section. WILL LEDGER MAKE IT? Ohhh snap! They changed it to Jan 31, 2008. LEDGER IS GOING TO MAKE IT.

11:05PM: LEDGER.

11:10PM: Hahha. The camera dudes are all about the McAvoy instead of the dude that just won for the music for Atonement wtf. Ummm… James McAvoy’s wife looks like Amy Sedaris.

anne-marie amy sedaris

11:25PM: Woah! Diablo Cody wins for Best Original Screenplay. She looks scared/emotional. NO MILLION DOLLAR STUART WEITZMAN SHOES! Ballet flats instead. (Man, she was pissed when she found out it was a publicity stunt.) Awwww! She’s all choked up. Woah, she almost flashed everyone just then.

11:30PM: Best Actor

11:34PM: DANIEL-DAY LEWIS PICKS IT UP! Will he dedicate it to Heath Ledger?

11:40PM: Awww. I wish HW was there too! Someone on ONTD just commented “I DRINK YOUR OSCAR!” LOL.

11:42PM: Martin Scorsese looks exactly the same as he did last year! The Coen Brothers win it again!

11:45PM: Denzel! Best Motion Picture…

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… No Country for Old Men.

Time to go to sleep bye bye.

Author: laura

I run The Modern Age.org

11 thoughts on “Live-ish Blogging The 2008 Oscars”

  1. Cate Blanchett was robbed, but I guess she’s a lock for best actress. Tilda Swinton should play David Bowie.

  2. really? Blanchett for best actress? Girlfriend’s already got an Oscar and let’s face it, Elizabeth the Golden Age not her best movie..

  3. i know. Ppl are FLIPPING out on ONTD about the Renfro snub. He will make into next year’s. they just bent the rules so they could put Ledger in it.

  4. what a shame. I hearted him when I was 12.

    ps: Cynthia Wade is awesome. I really loved her film (Freeheld, best short doc)

  5. Tilda Swinton was an upset for me. I love her but Michael Clayton didn’t have her best performance. I was personally rooting for Amy Ryan seeing she’s the underdog in the biz right now, and how brutal her portrayal as a neglectful junky mother was in Gone Baby Gone.

    I’m happy Marion won. She was so brilliant and beautiful.

    Dano should’ve had a nomination for best supporting.

    Being an TWBB whore, I made a promise if Day-Lewis didn’t win, I’d never watch the Oscars again. Having said that, I really wanted to spoil myself and have TWBB win all the other categories. But I’m sure the public might have lynched the Academy if No Country didn’t win best picture.

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