Best Supporting Actor Jared Leto remembered the Venezuelan protesters:
To all the dreamers out there around the world watching this tonight in places like Ukraine and Venezuela, I want to to say we are here, and as you struggle to make your dreams happen and live the impossible, we are thinking of you tonight.
Whoa! Kevin Spacey, too,
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) March 2, 2014
In Venezuela, most TV viewers could not watch the event as the private channel Venevision, for the first time in several decades of carrying the Academy Awards, did not broadcast the show Sunday night, which is hardly surprising, considering the Twitter campaign,
— Daniel Camarinha (@daracaca) March 3, 2014
Mexican Alfonso Cuarón was a double winner: Mark Sanger and he first won for Best Film Editing (a category close to my heart), causing Paco Almaraz to quip,
“And, as if were a livestock fair, the price of Alfonso Cuarón’s semen just quintuplicated . . .”
Y como si fuera feria ganadera, en estos momentos, el precio del semen de Alfonso Cuarón acaba de quintuplicar…
— Pacasso (@DrNetas) March 3, 2014
Once Cuarón took another Oscar for Best Directing, a commenter in Almaraz’s feed was wondering if Cuarón would get cloned.