american-beauty

Kevin Spacey backstage after winning his Oscar for American Beauty. He recalls the room spinning and presenter Dianne Wiest telling him to “just breathe.” 

Amended to note that the story is from Kevin’s first Oscar win for The Usual Suspects. The photo is from the 2000 American Beauty Oscars. 

Odd Movies for Rainy Days

The Breakfast Club (1985)

Heathers (1988)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Seven (1995)

American Beauty (1999)

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

The Glass House (2001)

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Juno (2007)

Submarine (2010)

Hick (2011)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

August: Osage County (2013)

Flowers in the Attic (2014)

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)