“Fame you’ll be famous, as famous as can be, with everyone watching you win on TV, Except when they don’t because sometimes they won’t.” Dr. Seuss
An audience of 40.4 million watched the live telecast of the 85th Academy Awards, catching a glimpse of the infamous in all their celebrated glory. The happy winners and gracious losers have left the Dolby Theater as Oscar heads straight for the mantles of his new owners.
The producers of this year’s Best Picture, “Argo” were the last winners to stroll off the stage with the most popular guy in the house as Ben Affleck faced the task of finding him a politically correct location far from the glare of Hollywood lights and Iranian guards.
Now two-time Academy Award Winning Director Ang Lee took a golden sail, and an unexpected win, loving the “Life of Pi.”
Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis thanked “Lincoln,” our 16th American president, promising to shelter his third bronzed beauty from murder-on-their minds actors.
Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence is sure to display her bright and shiny guy in a sunny spot within view of her “Silver Linings Playbook.”
“Django (finally) Unchained” Oscar, freeing him into the hands of Best Supporting Actor Christoph Waltz, who danced the night away with his newfound companion. Best Supporting Actress Ann Hathaway is far from one of “Les Miserable” as she sings a much-happier tune to the new, golden boy in her life.
Speaking of tunes, Adele added Oscar winner to her many accomplishments, winning for Original Song with “Skyfall.” “Life of Pi’s” Mychael Danna also had a song in his heart as he collected his Oscar for Best Original Score .
Much “Amour” was shown to this year’s Best Foreign Language Film. A “Brave” animated feature became a bold new winner. Quentin Tarantino claimed another win for Original Screenplay for “Django Unchained” as “Argo’s” Chris Terrio found Hollywood and politics do mix when he accepted his prize for Adapted Screenplay.
As the show of all shows ended a mere three and a half hours later (but who’s counting), the next act, filled no doubt with winning performances, has thankfully already begun in the land of movies…