The 85th annual Academy Awards hit the stage Sunday night in Los Angeles backed by murmurs about who wasn’t nominated, (“Argo” director Ben Affleck), who will be hosting (the notoriously offensive Seth MacFarlane) and a chorus of musical performances.
Regardless of how far the creator of Fox’s “The Family Guy” and the low-brow movie “Ted” decides to take things in his role as host, the Oscar ceremony will undoubtedly get an injection of glamour and drama from Barbra Streisand, her first Oscars performance in 36 years.
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Live Oscar Sunday starts at 6 p.m. on ABC. Awards ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m.