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    In Their Own Words: The Complete Oscar Acceptance Speeches

    The speeches at the 82nd Academy Awards, published below in their entirety (as transcribed by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences).

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    "Hurt Locker" Wins Big at 82nd Oscars in Hollywood; Producer Chartier Speaks in Malibu

    Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win best director as her "The Hurt Locker" dominated the 82nd Academy Awards, winning six awards including best picture. Other multiple winners included "Avatar," "Up," "Crazy Heart" and "Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

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    Oscar Backstage: Bigelow, Boal Talk The Hurt Locker's Six Wins

    The Hurt Locker finally ended the long, difficult Oscar campaign trail winning six awards, while Avatar won only three technical categories, for visual effects, art direction and cinematography. "I hope I'm the first of many," Kathryn Bigelow said backstage, of being the first woman to win the best ...

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    Oscar Backstage: Bullock Talks The Blind Side Win

    Best Actress winner Sandra Bullock gave the speech of the night. She was a class act, thanking her fellow nominees Helen Mirren and the "exquisite" Gabby Sidibe. Cary Mulligan's "grace, elegance, beauty and talent make me sick," she said. As for Meryl Streep, "she's such a good kisser." She had the...

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    Complete List of Oscar Winners

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    Oscar Backstage: Bridges Talks Crazy Heart Win

    Bill Condon and Larry Mark's innovation of having five peers honor the best actress and best actor nominees paid off this year. My favorite was Michelle Pfeiffer's for Jeff Bridges, which moved him and us. It makes the nominees human. You see their reactions. Jeremy Renner and Gabourey Sidibe both h...

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    The Best Dress of the Night

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    Oscar Backstage: Avatar's VFX Master Letteri Inspired by Real World

    Avatar VFX supervisor Joe Letteri said in his acceptance speech that Avatar was "about seeing the world in new ways," he said. "And just remember the world we live in is just as amazing as the world we created for you." Backstage, Letteri said he was responding to the idea of the post-Avatar depress...

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    Oscar Watch: Giacchino Talks Up

    Michael Giacchino, who won for his score of Up, was standing outside taking a break on another movie when someone told him the story of Up. "It's about life and death and moving on," Giacchino said. "I knew immediately that I had to do it, so badly." He says that he treats cartoon characters as real...

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    Oscar Backstage: Avatar Winner Stromberg Talks Survival

    The co-winner of best art direction for Avatar, Robert Stromberg, said in his acceptance speech that he came back from a near-death experience. Backstage he elaborated. "Something was ready to kill me," he said. "Out of that I told myself that I would spend whatever time I had here trying to do some...

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