After French pixie Marion Cotillard won the best actress Oscar for La Vie En Rose, her emotional acceptance speech became the consensus high point of the whole awards ceremony, but Cotillard thought it was simply not cute or whimsical or French enough, so she went backstage and forced America to adore her even more. Cotillard needed to bury the memory of fictional film goddess Amelie Poulain, whose romantic sincerity and whimsical pranks ruined America on other French actresses for nearly seven years. So first she told reporters she was "overwhelmed with joy and sparkles and fireworks." Then? She sang to them. In French. By request. And yes, goddammit, it was friggin' cute, and friggin' touching, and friggin' whimsical as hell. You win, Marion, c'est bon: