Anna Kendrick and Jack Black join Neil Patrick Harris in opening musical number.
FUN FACT: Three recent Best Supporting Actor winners had "Christ" in their names: Christoph Waltz, Christian Bale and Christopher Plummer.
FUN FACT: Five actors have won an Oscar for playing an actor. Edward Norton was nominated for playing an actor in 'Birdman.'
FUN FACT: J.K. Simmons' full name is Jonathan Kimble Simmons.
FUN FACT: Best Picture nominee 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' was shot inside an abandoned German department store.
FUN FACT: 'American Sniper' is the 22nd war movie to be nominated for Best Picture since 1990.
I predicted Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier would win Hair and Makeup award for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' ... and they did!
Ansel Elgort and Chloe Grace Moretz co-starred in the made-in-Toronto remake of 'Carrie.'
I called it! Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher win Visual Effects award for the made-in-Alberta 'Interstellar.'
FUN FACT: Emma Stone is the 12th person with her surname to be nominated for an Oscar. Only four have won.
'Big Hero 6' was co-directed by Chris Williams, who was born in the U.S. but raised and educated in Canada. He grew up in Waterloo, Ont. and earned a Fine Arts degree from the University of Waterloo before graduating from the animation program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ont.
'The Boxtrolls' was co-directed by Graham Annable, also a graduate of Sheridan College. He is a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2' was written and directed by Dean DeBlois of Quebec’s Gatineau region. He is also a graduate of the animation program at Sheridan College.
Congrats to Chris Williams, whose 'Big Hero 6' won Best Animated Feature. Chris was raised and educated in Ontario.