Billy Crystal as Oscars Host: Funny or A Failure?

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There were no real surprises, and not a single buzz-worthy moment, but Billy Crystal fired off a few funny lines a host of the 2012 Academy Awards.

He joked about Harry Potter's low tax rate. He made fun of the head of the Academy. And, hey, he wasn't James Franco and Anne Hathaway. That's a huge plus.

Billy Crystal Oscar Promo

But we somehow doubt Crystal will be asked to host the ceremony for a 10th time. Did he really stand out? Did he really leave you wanting more? Did anything seem especially fresh or original during the show?

Weigh in now with your thoughts. Grae Billy Crystal as host of these Academy Awards: