I'm not asking too much, just that at least one acting category and best adapted screenplay be announced before 10:30 p.m.
More notes post-jump.
OK, we're supposed to have a faster Oscars, and we start with introductions of people whose names will be read later?
Neil Patrick Harris gets the opening musical number -- which is about having two hosts. Cute but not exactly moving things along.
Monologue's old-school but I am laughing some. Because it's these guys.
Camera's a little out of synch with the jokes.