Greatest Oscar Moments

Greatest Oscar Moments

1 . The Dude Abides

The Moment Jeff Bridges accepts his Best Actor Oscar at the 82nd Academy Awards in the style of Jeff Lebowski Mom and dad, yeah, look! Whoo! Thank you, Mom and Dad, for turning me on to such a groovy profession.
Why Its Great Because Oscar speeches dont have to be boring, you know.

2 . Social Media

The Moment Ellen DeGeneres takes time out from hosting the 79th Academy Awards to ask Steven Spielberg to take a snap of her with Clint Eastwood.
Why Its Great She actually posted the photo online on her MySpace page.

3 . Get The Party Started

The Moment Awards specialist Neil Patrick Harris steals the show at the 82nd Academy Awards with a lavish Broadwaystyle musical number.
Why Its Great Harris is regarded at the best in the business at awards hosting, and it can only be a matter of time before he does the Oscars, despite his protestations to the contrary.

4 . Good Will And Matt And Ben

The Moment Twentysomething upandcoming movie stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck win an Oscar at the 70th Academy Awards

5 . Behind The Screen

The Moment One of the weirdest and most memorable pieces of interpretive dance occurred at the 79th Academy Awards, where Pilobolus reenacted the years films in shadow dance.
Why Its Great Host Ellen DeGeneres quip that the performers were naked behind the screen made it that bit more interesting to watch.

6 . Buy One Get One Free

The Moment In a unique event, the 41st Academy Awards saw two performers Katharine Hepburn and Barbara Streisand share Best Actress.
Why Its Great The unlikeliness of the combo, all the more so because Funny Girl was Streisands film debut.

7 . Hi Ho

The Moment Walt Disney is rewarded with an honorary Oscar at the 11th Academy Awards for producing cinemas first animated movie, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.
Why Its Great In a unique moment of wit, the Academy also made seven miniOscars to accompany the real one.

8 . Best And Worst

The Moment Sandra Bullock completed cinemas quickest ever comeback by winning Best Actress at the 82nd Academy Awards only 24 hours after winning Worst Actress at the Razzies. For different performances, admittedly.
Why Its Great Only in Hollywood could this happen.

9 . Jack It Up

The Moment Host Hugh Jackman does the opening routine at the 81st Academy Awards as a musical spoof about the nominees, complete with cardboard sets.
Why Its Great An ironic acknowledgement of the credit crunch that actually shows up how much money is usually wasted on glitzy showstoppers.

10 . Heaths Legend

The Moment Heath Ledgers family takes to the stage to accept the late stars posthumous Best Support Actor award for The Dark Knight , at the 81st Academy Awards.
Why Its Great A fitting sendoff for a talent who died too soon, all the more so because this wasnt a sentimental award he would have won, anyway.