There are several ways to campaign for an Oscar. Once actors are nominated, it's traditional for them to take out full-page ads in Variety or The Hollywood Reporter, "respectfully" asking members of the Motion Picture Academy "for their consideration."
But Jean Dujardin is anything but conventional. The star of the breakout hit The Artist showed up on Saturday Night Live to playfully mock his character and his film, with a little help from Kristen Wiig and guest host Zooey Deschanel. If you haven't seen The Artist yet, here's a reason why it's so much fun.