I actually enjoyed the Academy Awards this time, but this creature called a Mo'nique was a gigantic downer.
As a newcomer to acting, she won a big award for what many said was a spectacular performance. Enough so that she beat four other pretty good performers. But instead of being thankful or humble, the fat mouthed boor opened up by thanking the voters for "showing that it can be about the performance and not the politics."
The Academy voted for what it thought was the best performance, and by suggesting that everyone else who has ever held an Oscar did so because of Hollywood politics both ignores a reality that everything in life is about seeking advantage and says that all the other actors didn't deserve it.
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I haven't seen it in any print accounts, but did anyone else notice that in spoofing the Na'vi language Ben Stiller recited part of the Hebrew blessing of the wine?