I Talked Oscars on CNN This Morning


And here are some saucy samplings of what I said.

About Melissa Leo‘s F-word:

“It was in keeping with her character in The Fighter. And it was the only sign of life all night. It’s just sad that it was the highlight of the whole telecast and you couldn’t hear it! You had to read her lips!”

On the hosts:

Franco zoned out, so Hathaway overcompensated by punching up the jokes — and there were no jokes.”

On the deadening predictability of the winners:

“The Oscars used to be the last word. Now it’s the word after that!”

And as for how to fix it:

“Get rid of ‘Best Song.’ Schedule the awards before the Golden Globes. And serve booze, like the Globes do — including to us at home!”

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