I admit it. I watched the opening out of curiosity about how they would handle the absence of a host, there being no one pure enough, correct enough, to get the gig. Minor wardrobe malfunction aside, it was auspicious.
On the red carpet, stars did what they could to express themselves.
— Amy Kaufman (@AmyKinLA) February 10, 2020
This is remarkable, as very few young women raised in Syosset, Long Island, are capable of embroidery. And nothing says oppression better than Dior. “Stunning and brave.”
If the movies are a reflection of society, and the Oscars a litmus test for the movies, what’s your takeaway? Will there be another Ford vs. Ferrari, or will it be Yugo vs. Nova? Will 1917 be eliminated from the history books in favor of 1619? Will Little Women be, well, just be?
Can there be any room left at the pink Wakanda Motor Inn for everyone, or has it been paved over for a parking lot with a boutique and swinging hot spot?