If it was a play, we would know we were in a flop," he said, which drew zero response from the room and more from Hoffman: "I don't even get a laugh for that."
"Awards are very silly. They pit very talented people against each other. They hurt the hell out of the ones who lose and relieve us that win," he said after winning the best-dramatic-actor award for his role in "Kramer vs. Kramer."