I don't have a lot to say about last night's Oscars, mainly because I've been too busy to see half the nominated movies and, frankly, Juno and Atonement look like they might very well be annoying. (My Lovely and Talented Wife Who Is Smarter Than Me™ saw both and told me, simply, "You won't like them.")
I was thrilled to see Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova win for "Falling Slowly" from the film "Once," though - and their performance of the song during last night's telecast must have sealed the deal for doubters there may have been in the audience:
I got a real kick out of that movie. Check it out if you haven't already.
At one point in the telecast My Lovely and Talented Wife Who Is Smarter Than Me™ teased me mercilessly by shouting, "Come quick! Come quick! They've got dancing dwarfs!" I rushed in from the kitchen only to see that one of the dancers in one of the damn production numbers from "Enchanted" was kind of on the short side, but that was it. Bereft of quality dwarf entertainment, I will now console myself with Spike Jones and the late great Billy Barty performing Yankee Doodle Dandy: