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Argo Is Oscar's Best Picture
Life Of Pi also does well...

25 February 2013  |  Written by James White  

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Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney - Oscar Best Picture, Argo

After a night that most Oscar viewers would consider mixed – some moments worked, other jokes bombed or ran long – there were a few surprises and a lot of winners everyone predicted. Anne Hathaway scooped Best Supporting Actress for Les Miserables (and sang on stage with the cast), Lincoln's Daniel Day-Lewis picked up Best Actor and Argo was the Best Picture.

Christoph Waltz took home another Best Supporting Actor trophy for Django Unchained and Michael Haneke was the predictable champ in the Foreign Film category.

More unexpectedly, Ang Lee won Best Director, there was a rare tie in the Sound Editing Category (between Zero Dark Thirty and Skyfall) and Brave gave Pixar another win in a year when the Best Animated Feature category was fairly wide open this year.

But enough of our intro… On with the winners!

BEST PICTURE

Argo
Amour

Django Unchained

Les Misérables

Life Of Pi
Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Silver Linings Playbook



BEST DIRECTOR


Life Of Pi - Ang Lee

Lincoln - Steven Spielberg
Amour - Michael Haneke

Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell

Beasts Of The Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin



BEST ACTOR
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
Denzel Washington - Flight
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook

Hugh Jackman - Les Misérables

Joaquin Phoenix - The Master

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained

Alan Arkin - Argo

Robert De Niro - Silver Linings Playbook

Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln

BEST ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
Quvenzhané Wallis - Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Naomi Watts - The Impossible

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables 

Amy Adams - The Master
Helen Hunt - The Sessions

Sally Field – Lincoln
Jacki Weaver - Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Brave
Frankenweenie

ParaNorman

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists

Wreck-it-Ralph

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY


Chris Terrio - Argo
Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin - Beasts Of The Southern Wild 

David Magee - Life Of Pi

Tony Kushner - Lincoln
David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained
Michael Haneke – Amour
Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola - Moonrise Kingdom

Mark Boal - Zero Dark Thirty

John Gatins - Flight

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Life Of Pi - Claudio Miranda

Anna Karenina - Seamus McGarvey

Django Unchained - Robert Richardson

Lincoln - Janusz Kaminski

Skyfall - Roger Deakins

COSTUME DESIGN

Anna Karenina - Jacqueline Durran

Les Misérables - Paco Delgado
Lincoln - Joanna Johnston

Mirror Mirror - Eiko Ishioka

Snow White And The Huntsman - Colleen Atwood

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Searching For Sugar Man
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers 

How To Survive A Plague
The Invisible War


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Inocente

Kings Point
Mondays At Racine
Open Heart

Redemption

BEST FILM EDITING
Argo - William Goldenberg

Life Of Pi - Tim Squyres

Zero Dark Thirty - Dylan Tichenor, William Goldenberg

Lincoln - Michael Kahn

Silver Linings Playbook - Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Amour – Austria
Kon-Tiki - Norway

No - Chile

A Royal Affair – Denmark
War Witch - Canada

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
Les Misérables - Lisa Westcott, Julie Dartnell
Hitchcock - Julie Hewett, Martin Samuel, Howard Berger
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Peter Swords King, Richard Taylor, Rick Findlater

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Life Of Pi - Mychael Danna
Anna Karenina - Dario Marianelli

Argo - Alexandre Desplat

Lincoln - John Williams
Skyfall - Thomas Newman

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

'Skyfall' from Skyfall
'Before My Time' from Chasing Ice
'Everybody Needs A Best Friend' from Ted
'Pi's Lullaby' from Life Of Pi

'Suddenly' from Les Miserables

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Lincoln
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables
Life Of Pi

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Paperman
Adam and Dog

Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels
Maggie Simpson In "The Longest Daycare"


BEST LIVE FILM SHORT

Curfew

Asad
Buzkashi Boys

Death Of A Shadow
Henry

BEST SOUND EDITING

Zero Dark Thirty & Skyfall
Argo

Django Unchained
Life Of Pi


BEST SOUND MIXING
Les Miserables
Argo
Life Of Pi
Lincoln

Skyfall

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Life Of Pi


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Marvel Avengers Assemble 

Prometheus 

Snow White And The Huntsman 


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L: NeoBrowser Hobbit & Dark Knight Rises snubbed. Fuck the Oscars! hey weren't, they ranged to mediocre to slightly shit. More

Posted by Deviation at 14:02 on 03 March 2013 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
I cant say that it is best picture of a year, though it is one of best five. So, it desereves Oscar, probably. More

Posted by Pottmann at 00:07 on 03 March 2013 | Report This Post

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It deserves that title, I think it's a good work action. More

Posted by rian88 at 04:45 on 28 February 2013 | Report This Post

Argo is the Forrest Gump of CIA thrillers. More

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Good point! The Hobbit was visually much better than the terrible CGI in Life of Pi! More

Posted by dannyfletch at 21:58 on 26 February 2013 | Report This Post

Hobbit & Dark Knight Rises snubbed. Fuck the Oscars! More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 14:06 on 26 February 2013 | Report This Post

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Wondered if it was ever going to end what with all the singing was more like the Grammys or Tonnys than the Oscars. Though nice bit of lipsinking by Zeta-Jones. More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 10:43 on 26 February 2013 | Report This Post

I watched the whole thing, I had a great time, MacFarlane was a good host, I'm happy with all the winners - even the surprises - and there's nothing to moan about. More

Posted by Whistler at 18:55 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

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Well, at least she tripped when going up to accept the award. More

Posted by Mr Gittes at 16:15 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

Robbery
I guess the Oscars is a bit of a snobby affair to say the least and yet again some of the years best films have been rudely ignored! Films that are a bit out there like the excellent Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, even though I'm a big fan of Day Lewis I do feel that Pheonix deserved the Oscar for his excellent unhinged performance as a troubled drifter. Maybe there are too many Scientologists at the top who frown upon the portrayal in the modern masterpiece as it wasn't even nominated fo More

Posted by dannyfletch at 16:13 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

Dredd should've won everything
even Best Documentary Short. More

Posted by Normal Control at 10:50 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Better than last few years
How the hell did Hathaway get an Oscar!! especially for her brief and hammy performance in Les Mis!. wow! just wow!. So glad Waltz got the Oscar! well deserved and I predict not his last either!! :) More

Posted by Dannybohy at 10:24 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

Better than last few years
So happy Ang Lee got the nod...Life of Pi is a masterful piece of work...and also chuffed Ben Affleck still won something when he should have been nominated in the Best Director race in the first place. More

Posted by ronniem at 08:50 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

Hmmmm
With the gongs spread around like this, I wonder if the Academy was feeling a bit torn about whether anything was truly exceptional or if they felt it was a really great year so many films deserved a bit of love... I guess it's an excuse to try and see more of the nominated films to see what all of the fuss is about though :-) More

Posted by TheEntertainment_87 at 07:22 on 25 February 2013 | Report This Post

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Time for a change of your rating to 5 stars, you like refreshing your opinions, don't you? More

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