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Joaquin Phoenix Appreciates His London Critics' Circle Award…But Thinks It Probably Should Have Gone To Daniel Day-Lewis!

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Joaquin Phoenix has pretty much made it clear that he despises the celebrity culture and what he perceives to be ego-stroking, entitled accolades that currently encapsulate the profession of acting - and because of this, even went as far as to proclaim that the Oscars are "bullsh*t!"

So it's really no surprise to us that upon winning the title of Best Actor from the London Critics' Circle, for his work in The Master, the actor would use the opportunity in his acceptance speech to speak out against a culture that limits the scope and influence of his performance to exclusively him, and instead thanked his co-stars and director for their contributions to his work… as well as the normally and largely unrecognized crew members, without whom there would be no finished product!

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