7 Bright Moments From an Otherwise Dull Affair - Speakeasy - WSJ

February 23, 2015 4:47 PM

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7 Bright Moments From an Otherwise Dull Affair - Speakeasy - WSJ

The Oscars telecast tends to follow a natural progression: Open with a jubilant, ambitious song-and-dance number that personifies everyone’s hopes and dreams for a fun-filled evening, hit lots of thuds and speed bumps along the way (I’m looking at you, Neil Patrick Harris‘s joke writers), run way, way too long and then leave us racking our brains trying to remember if anything great actually happened.

The good news is the 87th annual Academy Awards did bestow several wonderful moments upon us last night. They just got swallowed up by the usual suspects that are more fun to tweet and snark about: The aforementioned bad jokes, predictable winners, NPH trying to turn the Oscars into a Vegas-style ma...

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