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Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey Wins Best Actor

Mara Hyman |
March 2, 2014 | 7:48 p.m. PST

Associate Entertainment Editor

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Congratulations to Matthew McConaughey for winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He won for his unforgettable role in "Dallas Buyers Club."

In his acceptance speech, McConaughey had very moving words - in fact, his speech appeared almost too rehearshed as if he expected to win. Nevertheless, his speech was touching, especially when he choked up talking about his wife. He had a very long speech, and it was surprising that he wasn't cut off by the music. He finished off by saying "alright, alright, alright."

Other nominees in the category included Christian Bale in "American Hustle," Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave," Bruce Dern in "Nebraska," Matthew McConaughay in "Dallas Buyers Club" and Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Read more of Neon Tommy's Oscars 2014 coverage here.

Reach Associate Entertainment Editor Mara Hyman here.



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