In the first big upset of the Oscar evening Alan Arkin wins Best Supporting Actor, beating Dreamgirls' Eddie Murphy who was considered the favorite.
Eddie should never have made Norbit-- people will be blaming that lousy movie for his defeat. I guess all the rumors about how everyone in Hollywood hates Eddie Murphy are true, then. Certainly everyone hated Norbit. But the nomination was for Dreamgirls. Oh well.
You might be interested in the fact that Pan's Labyrinth won Best Art Direction and Best Makeup. Actually I haven't been watching much of this-- I kind of lost interest after the red carpet shows were over.
Here's the liveblog from Nikki Finke for those of you who don't want to waste your time watching this boring show tonight on ABC.
UPDATE: WTF?! Happy Feet beats Cars for best cartoon. (Booooo.)