Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
The Making Of The West Wing
Subscribe To Empire Today
Save money and get 12 issues for only £25
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Empire & Sky Movies present coverage of the Academy Awards
The Most Memorable Oscar Moments
The greatest, funniest and most ludicrous moments in Academy Award history


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Back
Page 18 of 20
Next
12
11
Blame Canada!
10
We Like Her!
9
"This moment's so much bigger than me"
2002 From Flintstones to the Oscar podium would be a long way for any actress to come. But Halle Berry's Best Actress Award for Monster's Ball made her the first black woman to ever win the prize and the moment was not lost on her. When she managed to control her tears, Berry dedicated her award to all the women who had come before her and proclaimed the moment, "so much bigger than me". Then she cried again.
Blame Canada!
2000 The Best Original Song musical segments are usually a reason to go and make a cuppa, but Robin Williams' all-guns-blazing performance of South Park's anti-Canuck anthem was the highlight of the 2000 ceremony and one of the funniest in Oscar history. More laughable (for the wrong reasons) was its loss to Phil Collins' Tarzan dirge.
We Like Her!
1985 It's not so much a great moment - in truth, it's become a bit cringey - but it shows how an Oscar speech can follow you forever. Picking up her statuette for Places in the Heart, Sally Field exclaimed, "I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!". It's been misquoted since, but it's the one speech that absolutely everybody knows, whether they like it or not.
"I'm King of the World!"
1998 James Cameron's never been known for his subtlety and his eleven win sweep at the 1998 Oscars would be no different. Many were sniffing that LA Confidential should have been taking the prizes Cameron was sweeping up, but Cameron couldn't hear them as he brandished his Best Director Statue. "I'm king of the world!" he cried and, with the biggest film ever under his belt, it was hard to argue.
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Back
Page 18 of 20
Next
Have Your Say
What's your favourite Oscar memory? Which ceremony stands out for you as the best? Register or login now to have your say.

Your Comments

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Empire Podcast: David Ayer Talks Fury
Plus Steve Carell talks Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Reaction
We dive under the hood of Whedon's sequel teaser

10 Of The Most Impressive In-Universe Movie Tie-In Websites
From Blair Witch to Days Of Future Past, expand your cinematic horizons online

The 12 Apps Every Film Fan Needs On Their Smartphone
The handheld essentials to enhance your movie life

Empire Meets Jason Bateman And Tina Fey
The stars of This Is Where I Leave You hang out

The Scariest Film Of The Year? Jennifer Kent On The Babadook
The director talks us through her terrifying new film

10 Horror Spin-Offs We Want To See
After Annabelle, what other supporting characters deserve their own film?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)