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Best: Octavia Spencer's acceptance speech
Octavia Spencer's acceptance speech tonight was heartfelt, messy, emotional and unmistakably genuine - in short, all the things an Oscar acceptance speech should be. The 39-year-old actress has toiled away for a long time in supporting roles - she's been the prototypical "working actress" for nearly two decades now - while enjoying almost zero public recognition, and her humble, accessible personality makes it hard not to root for her. The standing ovation she received was well-earned.
- Chris Eggertsen