First you shocked us, sniffling through your presenter's script and then explaining, I still have a cold. Its not the other thing it used to be. Then you made us shmoopy after your surprise win for your role in "In Bruges." "Ive never been so at peace with being ignored in my life. Its seldom that you get a script thats as simultaneously profound and beautifully comic and wonderfully painful, filled with delightful remorse, and, more than anything else, the sweetest, sweetest redemptive qualities. And that was 'In Bruges' for me. To work with [director Martin McDonagh] was a dream. And I love you. You know, Ill ride Sallys coattails and start talking about love a bit because at the end of the day, I think what we all do in some way, shape, or form I hate to wax lyrical is about love. Curiosity is love. Its ignorances nemesis. And so thank you, Martin. [Costar Brendan Gleeson], I love you dearly. And this is at least half of yours. Ill cut it when I get off stage, and you can have a hemisphere."
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