25 February 2013 8:00 AM, PST | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

By Drew Taylor

By and large, Sunday's Oscar telecast was amiable, inoffensive entertainment and not, like last year, a flaming heap of twisted Wtf. Seth McFarlane proved to be a toothy, totally game host, and there were enough oddball surprises both in terms of the winners (say what, two-time Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz?) and what appeared on stage (First Lady Michelle Obama, you looked lovely).

Still, like every telecast, it felt like there were a few missed opportunities that could have been exploited for maximum entertainment value.

A Rodriguez Performance

When the creators of "Searching for Sugar Man," the winner of the Best Documentary Feature award, said that its subject, the unfairly marginalized soul singer Rodriguez, wasn't interested in being the center of attention, it was easy to understand. In the documentary, which is totally ace by the way, he comes off as an almost painfully shy performer, wary »


- MTV Movies Team

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