• DATE February 28, 2013
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Proper Perception

Curt Steinhorst tells us what Daniel Day-Lewis did right in his Academy Award acceptance speech

If only the Oscars would just give up the tradition of awkward acceptance speech moments by having Lewis handle each one. It would do wonders for the ‘second half of the night’ ratings. Besides, as a method actor, Lewis could pull off each speech in the character of the actual winner. Everyone wins.

Giving an acceptance speech is awkward. What other situation in life requires you to talk about how great you are, but then judges you if you sound like you think you are great? Given the unique circumstances, it’s easy to see why so many people handle it poorly.

Read the full article at AGBeat