Brie Larson's Acceptance Speech

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Imagine, waiting year after year, movie after movie, putting in long, dedicated hours and finally it is time to shine. Grasping the thirteen-inch metal statue, plated in 24-karrot gold, while approaching the microphone to make an acceptance speech is a lot of pressure and anticipation. Leonardo Dicaprio, has been a Hollywood actor since 1985 during his first supporting role. He donates about $1,000,000 to the Earthquake Relief Efforts and another $1,000,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society annually. He has had six Oscar nominations and in 2016 finally won best actor. Brie Larson has been acting since the age of 6 and is also a professional singer aside from acting. Bri received her first Oscar nomination for best actress the same year she…show more content…
Brie Larson begins her acceptance speech by saying, “the thing I love about movie-making is how many people it takes to make it” (Brie Larson). Both actors express their gratitude towards their family, friends and coworkers, who have supported them and made their dream a reality, thoroughly. In doing this, they are building credibility with their audience, or expressing the quality of being believable. Credibility is important in academy acceptance speeches because it creates a sense of worthiness. Not only did these actors put their heart and soul into becoming the character that won them the award, but also their family, makeup artists, directors, fans, and so many more made it possible for them. In saying this, it is important that these behind the scene supporters are commemorated. Leonardo Dicaprio says it best by saying, “The Revenant was the product of the tireless efforts of an unbelievable cast and crew” (Leonardo Dicaprio). Leonardo surpassed expectations of recognition for his team when he mentions each person, then continues to comment something short about how they have contributed. Brie does a suitable job of stating the names, much like Leonardo, however, she seldom comments about how they supported

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