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Poll: 2020 Oscars — What Was the Most Memorable Moment?

What was, for you, the most memorable moment from the 2020 Oscars?

After voting, reminisce here.

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    Bong Joon Ho at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Bong Joon Ho receives his first of three standing ovations as 'Parasite' wins for Best International Film.
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    Joaquin Phoenix at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Joaquin Phoenix wins for Best Actor (in 'Joker'), receiving a standing ovation, and receives another standing ovation for his emotional acceptance speech, which celebrates acting as "giving voice to the voiceless," advocates for animal rights, gives thanks for second chances he has received, while applauding that chance for redemption as "the best of humanity," and quotes his brother, the actor River Phoenix, who died in 1993, at the age of twenty.
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    Brad Pitt at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Brad Pitt wins his first Oscar for acting (Best Supporting Actor in 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood,' gives a humorous acceptance speech, in which he tells Leonardo DiCaprio that he'd ride his "coattails any day."
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    Cynthia Erivo at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Cynthia Erivo performs the song, "Stand Up," from 'Harriet' and receives a standing ovation.
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    Renée Zellweger at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Renee Zellweger wins for Best Actress (in 'Judy'), receives a standing ovation, and gives a gentle yet heartfelt acceptance speech, paying homage to Garland and describing how "heroes unite us."
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    Eminem at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Eminem receives the first standing ovation of the night after his surprise performance of "Lose Yourself," which followed a montage of music in cinema. ("Lose Yourself" won for Best Song in 2003.)
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    Laura Dern at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Laura Dern wins for Best Supporting Actress (in 'Marriage Story') and makes Noah Baumberg cry: After two other Oscar nominations and several Golden Globe wins, Laura Dern wins her first Academy Award and, during her acceptance speech, she thanks a tearful director, Noah Baumbach, and gives credit to two legendary actors, her "heroes" and parents, Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern.
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    Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph bring audience to tears of laughter.
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    Bong Joon Ho at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Bong Joon Ho wins for Best Director (for 'Parasite'), receives one of his three standing ovations of the night, and quotes Martin Scorsese as he praises the other nominees for Best Director, which leads the audience to a standing ovation for Scorsese, as well.
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    Janelle Monáe at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Janelle Monae leads a music and dance ensemble, which includes a solo performance of Mr. Rogers' "Won't You Be My Neighbor," to start the night.
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    Hildur Guðnadóttir at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Hildur Guðnadóttir wins for Best Original Score (for 'Joker'), becoming the first woman to win an Oscar in that category, and after a several-minute celebration of women that started with Sigourney Weaver, Gal Gadot, and Brie Larson declaring that "all women are superheroes" and introducing Eímear Noone, who makes history as the first female conductor in the Oscars' 92 years. Hildur Guðnadóttir recieved standing ovation and tells girls and women to "Speak up; we need to hear your voices
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    Elton John and Bernie Taupin at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    Elton John and Bernie Taupin receive their first Oscar, winning for Best song (for 'Rocketman'. They receive a standing ovation after working together for fifty years.
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    Billie Eilish at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    The memorial montage of people in the movie industry who have died over the past year: The montage was shown to Billie Ellish's performance of the Beatles' "Yesterday."
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    Bong Joon Ho, Kwak Sin Ae, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi, and So-dam Park at an event for The Oscars (2020)

    'Parasite' wins for Best Picture, receiving a standing ovation, and making history as the first "Foreign Language Film" to receive the Best Picture Oscar.

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