This Year's Oscar Speeches Focused On Social Activism In A Meaningful Way

02/23/2015 02:54 pm ET | Updated Feb 25, 2015

Oscars' acceptance speeches are typically so predictable that Vulture even made a plausible Mad Libs game to generate them. But this year, the actors' messages were among the Oscars' shining moments, thanks to passionate words from Patricia Arquette, Graham Moore and John Legend, among others. Watch the mashup of the night's most standout speeches, from the winners who made use of their stage time and didn't bother with the whole "I have nothing prepared!" bit.

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