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Oscar Speeches

NYC Feminist Zine Fest

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.06.2015 | New York
Jenna Henry Hansen

After reading just a handful of Twitter comments aimed at Arquette and pages directed toward E! and Rancic, clearly there is still an obvious need and immense desire for a platform of open dialog and feminist critique of our culture.

Sasha Bronner

Inside Oscar Night's Most Moving Speech | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

In what was easily the most moving Oscar speech of the night, winning screenwriter Graham Moore discussed suicide awareness. "I tried to commit sui...

Sunday's Oscar Winners Should Learn From Joe Pesci & Alfred Hitchcock

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

Brevity is the soul of wit and also tolerable Oscar speeches. With a show that threatens to run for at least three-and-a-half hours, what viewers don'...

Jennifer Garner Opens Up About Ben's Oscar Speech

Posted 04.04.2013 | Weddings

Ben Affleck raised eyebrows in February when he referred to his and Jennifer Garner's marriage as "work" in his Oscar acceptance speech. But Garner re...

Speaker Points: 2013 Oscars Acceptance Speeches

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jimmy Nguyen

For the next time you find yourself receiving an award, learn some lessons from this year's Academy Award acceptance speeches.

WATCH: How Awkward Can Oscar Speeches Be? VERY

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski and Oliver Noble | Posted 02.22.2013 | Celebrity

Winning an Oscar is the ultimate award for an actor. It symbolizes recognition, appreciation, respect and popularity from the academy. No wonder then ...

7 Oscar Winners Who Forgot To Thank Their Spouses... Then Divorced

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.24.2013 | Divorce

Hey, Academy Award-winning actors, we get it: there's intense pressure to thank a lot of people when you pick up an Oscar. From the inevitable thank y...

Indispensable Advice For Quvenzhane Wallis

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 05.21.2013 | Celebrity

At only 9 years old, Quvenzhane (Kuh-VAHN-zuh-nay) Wallis is the youngest ever Best Actress nominee for an Academy Award. Her portrayal of Hushpuppy i...

The Weepiest Oscar Speeches In History (VIDEO)

Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

"You like me!" shouted a hysterical Sally Field, after winning an Oscar for "Norma Rae." "Right now, you like me!" Winning an Oscar is every actor's d...

Elinor Burkett "Kanye" Oscar Moment Mashup With Berlin Poker Robbery

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Two of the most astounding video moments this week had to be: Crazy lady Elinor Burkett pulling a Kayne West on director Roger Ross Williams at the A...

Om, Oscar, Om: Slumdog Millionaire's Sound Sages

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vamsee Juluri

What "Om" signified in Resul Pookutty's speech on Oscar night was something much deeper than its use in any entertainment context in the past.

The Etiquette Of Political Oscar Speeches

The Los Angeles Times | Tina Daunt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

So the temptation to plug a winner's favorite cause often is too much to resist. Many an Oscar telecast director and academy publicist has wished they...