Oscars Caption Contest

BPP Oscar Caption Contest: Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen accepts the Best Director Oscar from Martin Scorsese

Handover: Best Director Ethan Coen with presenter Martin Scorsese. Mark J. Terrill, AP hide caption

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Winning Caption: Though it was Coen's night, Scorsese out-spectacles him once again. —James Wax

Runners Up:

Thinking that he was actually the recipient and not the presenter, Henry Kissinger attempted to wrestle his Nobel prize from winner Ethan Coen. —AJ Sours

"All right, Marty, final offer: I'll give you two Oscars and my brother if you just let me wear your glasses for five minutes!" — Mitch Pindus



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Come on Martin. Let go. You got yours last year.

Sent by Ronda | 3:05 AM | 2-25-2008

"No! Mine!"

Sent by Leona Gonsalves | 4:30 AM | 2-25-2008

Though it was Coen's night, Scorsese out-spectacles him once again.

Sent by James Wax | 6:09 AM | 2-25-2008

"Coen, give it up. I know people."

Sent by Kevbo | 6:40 AM | 2-25-2008

Whoever's hand is on top at the end wins.

Sent by Tony Chamberlain | 7:39 AM | 2-25-2008

"One potato, two potato, three potato...;I'm not old and this ain't no country."

Sent by Bruce Murphree | 8:21 AM | 2-25-2008

They'll have to electify this statuette before I'll give it to you!

Sent by Janet Stover | 8:49 AM | 2-25-2008

You're out of your element donny.

Sent by Sean Bailey | 8:49 AM | 2-25-2008

Next time, let's hand wrestle for it.

Sent by Paula silbey | 8:56 AM | 2-25-2008

Let's talk about a musical sequel: No country and western for old men"

Sent by Bruce Lehman | 9:08 AM | 2-25-2008

Marty, let go! Be a good-fellah!

Sent by Fred Wanger | 9:16 AM | 2-25-2008

Seriously, Marty, when you mentioned this would mean something to the recipient, you weren't thinking about us, were you?

Sent by Mitch Virchick | 9:30 AM | 2-25-2008

Thinking that he was actually the recipient and not the presenter, Henry Kissinger attempted to wrestle HIS noble prize from best director winner Ethan Coen.

Sent by AJ Sours | 9:33 AM | 2-25-2008

Look, Martie, I appreciate you wanting to take my Oscar to the engravers, but I can do it. Really. Thanks, but let go!

Sent by James K Chambliss | 9:58 AM | 2-25-2008

Someday your glasses will be as big as mine.

Sent by jack | 10:02 AM | 2-25-2008

OK, just let me have it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. OK?

Sent by WT davidson | 10:16 AM | 2-25-2008

It's like looking in a 20 year mirror.

Sent by Cat | 10:22 AM | 2-25-2008

Ethan, stop, that tickles!

Sent by Paula in DC | 10:33 AM | 2-25-2008

No Contest for Old Men

Sent by Kevin Garrelick | 10:51 AM | 2-25-2008

Alright Marty, final offer...I'll give you two Oscars and my brother if you just let me wear your glasses for five minutes!

Sent by Mitch Pindus | 11:21 AM | 2-25-2008

Watch out, that Oscar is a portkey!

Sent by LB | 11:47 AM | 2-25-2008


Sent by Judy Thompson | 11:50 AM | 2-25-2008

Thanks Martin, but I still don't understand The Departed.

Sent by Iain Wilson | 11:52 AM | 2-25-2008

Whosever hand makes it to the top gets to keep the Oscar!

Sent by Sarah Dewey | 11:57 AM | 2-25-2008

"It's like looking into a mirror at my future self"

Sent by Lia T | 12:39 PM | 2-25-2008

You think McCain got the message?

Sent by Shanita | 12:51 PM | 2-25-2008

Let it go old man!

Sent by balteb | 12:56 PM | 2-25-2008

No Coen for Gold Man?

Sent by Sophie Maw | 1:18 PM | 2-25-2008

You can let go now, Martin.

Sent by paul | 2:13 PM | 2-25-2008

Luxottica meets Sears Optical

Sent by Patty Boyd | 2:24 PM | 2-25-2008

Scorsese could never decide if handing an Oscar to another director was more 'Layla' or 'Gimme Shlter.'

Sent by That Guy | 2:35 PM | 2-25-2008

Thanks Woody. Hey can someone check the prescription on these glasses?

Sent by Doug | 2:46 PM | 2-25-2008

Martin had no choice, but to agree to produce their next film, "The Baron of Bleecker Street," when the Coen brother used super glue on the Oscar.

Sent by April Coleman | 3:24 PM | 2-25-2008

Leggo my Oscar Mr. Cagney.

Sent by Rod Bryan | 3:28 PM | 2-25-2008

"Yeah, cracked me up too. Pointless violence is a winner if they think you are an auteur!"

Sent by kevin kvalvik | 3:47 PM | 2-25-2008

Ha, you finally got one too! No biggy. Beat ya though and I didn't need help from my brother!

Sent by Ken | 4:35 PM | 2-25-2008

Scorcese suspicious of assistant who told him you must be at least 65 years old to win best director.

Sent by Matt | 4:39 PM | 2-25-2008

Here we have the Maitre D' demonstrating to the new waiter the proper method of grinding pepper on a Caesar Salad.

Sent by Wayne Dize | 4:51 PM | 2-25-2008

You got it goin', Cohen!

Sent by Todd Culpepper | 5:04 PM | 2-25-2008

Not so fast, punk, I had to wait 40 years to get my first Oscar.

Sent by Al | 5:48 PM | 2-25-2008

Seriously, Martin, let go of it!

Not on your life Coen, they still owe me like three of these, go share with your brother.

Sent by Jerry Sarrantonio | 8:19 PM | 2-25-2008

*Still is holding oscar*
LET IT GO BUDDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sent by marta selby | 7:12 AM | 2-26-2008