Scorsese: 'This guy is a fantastic actor, let's give him a huge role and plenty of dialogues, he's gonna be fucking great at it.'
Leo: *delivers the performance of a lifetime*
Academy: 'Nah, he shouts and swears too much and besides, snuffing cocaine out of the butt of a hooker isn't quite the definition of ethical, is it?'
*Along comes The Revenant*
Academy: 'YES! He's fucking fantastic at not being able to talk, let's give him an Oscar for it.'…