You know what would be funny? If every member of AMPAS thought, "Ah, every one will vote for Jamie Foxx, I'll vote for someone else."
I'm just saying … wouldn't that be weird?
Jamie Foxx wins, of course, and it's a pretty thrilling moment, to the extent where even Clint looks happy for him. Spike Lee, Jay-Z and Kate Winslet are pretty excited.
More call and response, ala his Golden Globes speech.
"Taylor Hackford … everybody's drowning in this love… and thank you for waiting 15 years for me [to do the role]."
To his managers: "Let's live this African-American dream."
"I see Oprah, I see Halle, and I just want to say their names. I want to talk to you later." Oprah is crying.
He thanks his grandmother for teaching him to "act like you've got some sense." "And when I would act the fool, she would beat me … she could win an Oscar for the way she would whup me… and she still talks to me … although now, it's in my dreams … and I can't wait to go to sleep tonight, because we've got a lot to talk about."
I thought it was great. What about you?