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Oscars 2012: The Winners!

Do you see that photo up there, that little adorable black and white number? That’s a photo from The Artist. I figured I’d go ahead and use a photo from that film in the post about all the winners from last night’s Academy Awards because it won a good handful of them, including Best Picture. Have, uh, any of you seen it?

Other big winners include, well, nothing, really. Hugo won a handful of awards in the technical categories, but other than that, The Artist was the only film that really won in multiple categories. But hey, I don’t need to spoil everything for you up here, do I? Why don’t you just go ahead and check out the winners for yourself:

Best Picture:
WINNER: The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Midnight in Paris
The Tree of Life
War Horse

Actor in a Leading Role:
Demián Bichir
George Clooney
WINNER: Jean Dujardin
Gary Oldman
Brad Pitt

Actress in a Leading Role:
Glenn Close
Viola Davis
Rooney Mara
WINNER: Meryl Streep
Michelle Williams

Actress In a Supporting Role
Bérénice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
WINNER: Octavia Spencer, The Help

Actor In a Supporting Role
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Nick Nolte, Warrior
WINNER: Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Max von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

WINNER: The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants, Alexander Payne
Hugo, Martin Scorsese
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen
The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick

Writing (Original Screenplay)
The Artist, Written by Michel Hazanavicius
Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig
Margin Call, Written by J.C. Chandor
WINNER: Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen
A Separation, Written by Asghar Farh

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
WINNER: The Descendants, Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash
Hugo, Screenplay by John Logan
The Ides of March, Screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
Moneyball, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin.  Story by Stan Chervin
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Screenplay by Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan

Animated Feature Film
A Cat in Paris, Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
Chico & Rita, Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
Kung Fu Panda 2, Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Puss in Boots, Chris Miller
WINNER: Rango, Gore Verbinski

Music (Original Score)
The Adventures of Tintin, John Williams
WINNER: The Artist, Ludovic Bource
Hugo, Howard Shore
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Alberto Iglesias
War Horse, John Williams

Documentary Feature
Hell and Back Again, Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky
Pina, Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
WINNER: Undefeated, TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Rich Middlemas

Film Editing
The Artist, Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants, Kevin Tent
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
WINNER:Hugo, Thelma Schoonmaker
Moneyball, Christopher Tellefsen

Costume Design
Anonymous, Lisy Christl
WINNER:The Artist, Mark Bridges
Hugo, Sandy Powell
Jane Eyre, Michael O’Connor
W.E., Arianne Phillips

Albert Nobbs, Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight and Lisa Tomblin
WINNER: The Iron Lady, Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

What did you guys think?  Were there any major issues with the awards this year?  And hey, how about that Billy Crystal, huh, how’d he do?

2 CommentsLeave a comment

  • The Artist is a wonderful movie! The lack of vocal scripting, did nothing to hinder enjoyment, or understanding of the movie. I’m so glad that Jean DuJardin won for best Actor, he totally deserved it!

  • Harry Potter lost to The Iron Lady for make-up? did no one watch Harry Potter? they did an amazing job and deserved the oscar.