My main problem was twofold:
1. No humor, causing the whole thing to feel like drudgery. They need to go back to having a comedian host it.
2. The drawn out presenting of the nominees. Two examples among many:
- Laura Dern announcing each nominee and giving a testimonial to how wonderful the performance was. Who gives a **** what Laura Dern thinks of those performances. Show a clip!
- We learned about the backgrounds of the costume nominees; we didn't see a single costume.