Susan Thea Posnock writes: Okay, I’ll say it right up front. It was DULL. It was one of the most boring Oscar ceremonies I’ve ever watched, despite my being thrilled with the clean sweep. I had high expectations for some hobbity zaniness. In preparation I dressed in my “Frodo” best and decorated my home with “Leaves of Lorien” strewn about a spectacular “White Tree of Gondor” lamp. And believe me, that was quite the task in a small “one room to fit it all” studio apartment. [More]