Michelle Obama Gives ‘Argo’ Best Picture

Argo didn’t just win Best Picture—it was announced by the all-time best presenting team: Jack Nicholson and a surprise (albeit remote) appearance by the one and only Michelle Obama. A panicked Ben Affleck made a mile-a-minute speech thanking “everyone on the movie, in the movie, who had anything to do with the movie.” Earlier, a very gracious Ang Lee took home the Best Director Oscar for Life of Pi, a surprise win over Steven Spielberg. “Thank you, movie God,” Lee said in his speech. Before, a leather-tie clad Quentin Tarantino made a lively speech accepting the award for Best Original Screenplay for Django Unchained.