Top 10 Most Amazing Moments of the 2015 Academy Awards

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Another Academy Awards show is in the books, and dang if there weren’t some inspiring, amazing moments including:

Julianne Moore, Winner of Best Actress for “Still Alice”

Alice Hyatt was the best TV show character in the last 50 years. It was a gift to be able to portray her life in her greasy spoon diner on the big screen.”

J.K. Simmons, Winner of Best Supporting Actor for “Whiplash”

“We are Farmers, Bum da Bum Bum Bum Bum Bum!”

Patricia Arquette, Winner of Best Supporting Actress for “Boyhood”

“You want to know the funny thing — I only gave 88 percent effort. How do you like that, huh?”

Eddie Redmayne, Winner of Best Actor for “The Theory of Everything”

“When you watch Stephen Hawking beat his 10-year-old neighbor in chess, well, it’s a life changing moment.”

Pawel Pawlikowski, Winner of Best Foreign Language Film for “Ida”

“Fantastyczne Życie jest pełne niespodzianek!”

Emmanuel Lubezki, Winner of Achievement in Cinematography for “Birdman”

“This is my best work since working with Michael on ‘Working Stiffs.'”

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Winners of Best Original Screenplay for “Birdman”

“This is our best work since working with Michael on ‘Working Stiffs.'”

Graham Moore, Winner of Best Adapted Screenplay for “The Imitation Game”

“It’s true. No one knows who I am.”

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Winner of Best Director for “Birdman”

“I’m not kidding. Michael was great on that show. Belushi was the diva.”

Alejandro González Iñárritu and others, Winner of Best Picture for “Birdman”

“Belushi thought he was the anchor. But Keaton was the cornerstone the whole time.”



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