|Katy Perry sings with those Staten Island brats with bad tee shirts|
|Last year's Oscar stage|
This year, Natalie Portman was a no-show along with Christian Bale, but there was Anne Hathaway, Melissa Leo, Geoffrey Rush, a surprise visit from Katy Perry and we were graced with the presence of the adorable Colin Firth. Sigh.....
At the Kodak Theatre the day after, the town seemed hung over. While the venue still glittered inside, the red carpet scene on the street was strewn with trash, orange cones and construction materials. The giant gold Oscar statue still loomed out front.