Well, after some commercials.
Oscar-nominee clips, then Franco and Hathaway with "Inception" Leo, infiltrating Alec Baldwin's dreams. Then a Zuckerberg clip. Then "The Fighter." Hathaway does a wicked smaht Melissa Leo. But I am missing Billy Crystal. And really, a "Back to the Future" joke?
Oh, this monologue struggles. Aside from the "appealing to young demo" reference. And even that was a minor chuckle.
Now we're introducing Anne H's mom and Franco's grandma. Is there a dog next?
A tribute to "Gone With the Wind" leading into Tom Hanks's awkwardly quoting Oscar history to set up awards for art direction and cinematography.
"Alice in Wonderland" wins for art direction.
"Inception" for cinematography. The winner breathes it in, and sets off the hurry-up signal.
I love Kirk Douglas, but he looks as if he has been dipping into Michael's Botox.