It’s been a long running joke that Leo has been begging for an Oscar, however, all he was ever doing was giving incredible performances with visionary filmmakers. Anyone in his position would want to hone their craft the way Leo has, and finally he has been rewarded by his peers. Let the joking end now, please.
While we may argue that his performance in The Revenant was not the one that should have been awarded this high honour (see where it ranks on this list, and you’ll get the picture), it was still an extremely physical and silent portrayal that shows Leo’s range. And boy, does he have range.
In honour of Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar,