THE OSCAR WINNERS…
Best Picture: “ The Hurt Locker” bags its 6 th Oscar .
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow wins the best director Oscar for “The Hurt Locker”. Kathryn Bigelow has become the first woman ever to be named best director.
Best Actress: Sean Penn announces the winner of best actress. And it’s Sandra Bullock for “The Blind Side”. Bullock says the film was about the “moms” who take care of children “no matter where they came from”
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges gets best actor Oscar for “Crazy Heart” . Bridges thanks his co-stars for their “heart and soul”, he says, “Thank you guys, my wonderful team, my wife for 33 years, 3 daughters… I woudnt be here without you”.
Best Foreign Language Film: “The Secret in their eyes” (Argentinean film) bags Oscar for the best foreign language film.
Best Film Editing: Fourth Oscar for ‘The Hurt Locker”.
Best Documentary Feature: And the Oscar goes to “ The Cove”, this is about the systematic slaughter of dolphins in Japan.
Best Visual Effects: Oscar goes to “Avatar”
Best Original Score: Oscar goes to Michael Giacchino for “‘Up”.
Best Cinematography: Mauro Fiore is the winner of ‘Best Cinematography’ for “Avatar” .
Best Sound Mixing: Ray Beckett and Ottosson bagged the golden statuette for “The Hurt Locker”
Best Sound Editing: ‘The Hurt Locker” bags the award for the best editing.
Best Costume Design: And the Oscar goes to Sandy Powell for “The Young Victoria”. This is her third Oscar earlier ones are ‘Aviator’ and ‘Shakespeare in Love’.
Best Art Direction: Oscar for best art direction goes to “Avatar”.
Best Supporting actress: Mo’Nique wins the best supporting actress Oscar for the role in ‘Precious”.
Best Adapted Screenplay : “Precious” bag the Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Precious is based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire.
Best Makeup: And Oscar goes to “Star Trek”
Best Short Film: Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson bag the Oscar for ‘The New Tenants’ (Live Action)
Best short Documentry Film: Award goes to ‘Music by Prudence’. “This is amazing. I had never imagined this. This is so exciting… We honour the band behind this film… ” said the winners.
Best Animated Short Film: And Oscar goes to “Logorama” . “It took six years to make this 16 minute film…” says Schmerkin.
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal for ‘The Hurt Locker”. Mark Boal says, “Thank you Academy for this! I dedicate this to the troops who are fighting and even those who have not made it home.”
Best Original Song: And the Oscar goes to Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett for ‘The Weary Kind’ (Theme from Crazy Heart).
Best Animated Film: Pete Doctor collects the ‘Best Animated Film’ award for ‘Up’, from Cameroz Diaz and Steve Carell. Pete Doctor says, “It’s incredible being here… Please picture this entire stage filled with the entire team of ‘Up’. Thanks so much to Disney and Pixar… The heart of it came from home, my parents, my kids and wife… you guys are the greatest adventure.”
Best Supporting Actor : And the Oscar goes to Christoph Waltz for ‘Inglourious Basterds’ – his 1st nomination and win! “Brad Pitt helped me and the entire cast.. Quentin is a fearless explorer and that’s why I am here. Thank you, all!” he said.