Gabourey Sidibe and Jeremy Renner at Hollywood Fest

Posted by · 1:08 pm · November 8th, 2009

You can head over to the Hollywood Film Festival’s YouTube channel and check out a slew of acceptance speeches from the show.  Here’s Gabourey Sidibe accepting the New Hollywood Award, presented by Taraji P. Henson:

Jeremy Renner accepting the Hollywood Breakthrough Actor award (presented by Charlize Theron) after the jump.

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  • 1 11-08-2009 at 1:33 pm

    Alex in Movieland said...

    Imagine how it will be like when she’s accepting the Oscar, and not this shitty festival award.

    nice teaser for the Oscar speech, Gaby!!! :)

  • 2 11-08-2009 at 2:12 pm

    kmoore8435 said...

    “…and not this shitty festival award.” This made me laugh out loud…really it did.

    Nice speech. I like that she doesn’t appear to take herself to seriously. I felt she has a tougher role than Mo’Nique because her performance was more internal. She was excellent.

  • 3 11-08-2009 at 2:46 pm

    Maxim said...

    I think I almost threw up during Mary Hart’s introductions. It is exactly this kind of fake fawning that gets me the most.

    And while it’s nice to see Gabourey in the spotlight it is a shame that her speech and sincerity is wasted on something so undeserving. No ammount of talent can justify or legitimize this worthless gathering.

  • 4 11-08-2009 at 3:34 pm

    Abrahams said...

    Two great performances by “Gabby” and Jeremy. They deserve the recognition.

    I was at the event and it was an impressive evening.

    I am looking forward to the 14th annual fest and awards next year.

  • 5 11-08-2009 at 3:43 pm

    Aaron said...

    Who the hell is that woman who gave the introductions? Was she high off crack? She made me nervous as hell…

  • 6 11-08-2009 at 3:52 pm

    Maxim said...

    “Who the hell is that woman who gave the introductions? Was she high off crack? She made me nervous as hell…”

    Aaron, that’s Mary Hart from “Entertainment Tonight”.

    I met a strange lady, she made me nervous. She took me in and gave me breakfast…