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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013
The best bits from the Dolby Theater

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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013 | 10. Affleck Accepts For Argo
10. Affleck Accepts For Argo

There were a few great speeches during the evening, at least the ones that didn’t end up swallowed by the orchestra. Adele was typically sweet and down to Earth as she picked up the award for Skyfall. Daniel Day-Lewis cracked that Lincoln was part of a job swap and that he was originally supposed to play Margaret Thatcher (with presenter Meryl Streep chuckling behind him) and Ang Lee was an effusive Best Director winner. But after waiting while producer Grant Heslov thanked him, Ben Affleck delivered a typically rapid-fire speech that touched on his collaborators, Canada, Iran and how marriage to wife Jennifer Garner was “work. But the best kind of work.” Someone’s sleeping with their Oscar on the couch tonight...

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I can't believe you didn't include Dame Shirley Bassey on this list. At 76 years old she put all the other performers to shame with Goldfinger. More

Posted by gunta007 on Sunday March 3, 2013, 00:23

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Everyone keeps saying Tarantino was being played off, we all thought he had fooled the orchestra by pausing for applause for the cast. If you listen they're playing the "winner walking triumphantly off the stage" music as opposed to the "get off the stage or we'll set this giant plastic shark on you" cue. More

Posted by elyoda on Tuesday February 26, 2013, 18:46

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You gotta love the bit where Tarantino was about to get played off, and he just shot to the side "I'm coming, I'm coming!" then continued with his speech. More

Posted by Mr Gittes on Monday February 25, 2013, 16:43

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Jack Nicholson looked bored out of his mind at the Oscars. When everyone did a standing ovation, Jack grudgingly got to his feet...and looked bored. Sad to see his spark has gone. More

Posted by BenTramer on Monday February 25, 2013, 10:56


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