The Academy lets some Oscar winners talk longer—a lot longer—than others

The Academy Lets Some Oscar Winners Talk Longer-A Lot Longer-Than Others

The long-snubbed Leonardo DiCaprio finally took home his first Oscar last night, crowned Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in The Revenant. Perhaps in deference to DiCaprio’s four previous acting nominations without a win, his acceptance speech-in which he drew attention to the issue of climate change -was allowed to go on uninterrupted for two minutes and 22 seconds.