>The Oscar telecast was long—over three and a half hours. The acceptance ranged from dull to self-righteous—see Andrew Sullivan's take on Mo'Nique's response to winning Best Supporting Actress for Precious. And the hosts, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, didn't help liven things up—jokes of the evening included a play on Dame Helen Mirren (Martin referred to her as Damn Helen Mirren) and the inevitable Snuggie gag.
Still, there were memorable moments:
The Oscars' "Kanye Moment": The most dramatic acceptance speech of the evening came from an award most people don't care much about: Best Documentary Short. Music by Prudence director Roger Ross Williams started his thank yous only to be interrupted by the film's producer, Elinor Burkett: