Oscars Spike Jonze Wins Best Original Screenplay Honor for 'Her'

Spike Jonze Speech - P 2014
Spike Jonze Speech - P 2014
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Spike Jonze has taken home the best original screenplay Oscar for Her.

The writer-director thanked those who helped him make the film, saying "I'm up here with all of my friend and family who support me and help me make what we make."

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"We made a movie about relationships and intimacy,and that's what we we share together," Jonze said of his collaborators.

Host Ellen DeGeneres joked about Jonze after his win.

"He's a former skateboarder," she said. "He's a guy who has hit his head against concrete countless times. So it's amazing what he's accomplished."

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Jonze beat out American Hustle's Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, Blue Jasmine's Woody Allen, Dallas Buyers Club's Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack, and Nebraska's, Bob Nelson.

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