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February 26, 2015 at 10:21 am

9 Most Powerful Statements Made By The Winners At The Oscars 2015

Oscar Awards 2015 came and went, and fortunately did not disappoint. Hollywood’s biggest night of the year has the tendency to get a tad too political, preachy even when it comes to acceptance speeches. This year, however, the awards took an unusual turn from the tried-and-tested teary-eyed monologues and gave us some of the most passionate and powerful speeches we’ve heard at the Academy Awards. We list down 9 such powerful statements made by the winners.

1) JK Simmons on winning the award for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Whiplash’

Most Powerful Statements Made By The Winners At The Oscars 2015

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2) Patricia Arquette’s stirring wage equality speech while accepting the award for Best Supporting Actress for ‘Boyhood’

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3) Graham Moore’s heartwarming acceptance speech for ‘The Imitation Game’ (Best Adapted Screenplay)

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4) Pawel Pawlikowski, winner of Foreign Language Film—‘Ida’ on the irony of his film’s plot

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5) John Legend and Common’s powerful acceptance speech on their continued struggle for justice while winning the award for Best Original Song ‘Glory’ from ‘Selma’

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6) Julianne Moore’s heartfelt speech on winning the award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Still Alice’

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7) Eddie Redmayne’s gracious acceptance speech on winning Best Actor Award for his performance as Professor Stephen Hawking in ‘The Theory Of Everything’

Most Powerful Statements Made By The Winners At The Oscars 2015

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8) Alejandro González, director of ‘Birdman’, goes funny backstage

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9) Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President, defends free speech

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