84th Academy Awards Complete List of Winners

The silent film ‘The Artist’ emerged victorious at this year’s Oscars.  The movie picked up a total of 5 awards including Best Picture, Best Actor for Jean Dujardin and Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius.  The last time a silent movie won such prestigious award was when ‘Wings’, a World War I saga, was named outstanding picture during the first Oscars in 1929.

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Meryl Streep, also one of the night’s biggest winners, took the Best Actress trophy for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the ‘The Iron Lady’. This is her 3rd time to win an Academy Award and her 17th time to be nominated, the most number of Oscar nominations held by anyone so far.

Best Cinematography: Robert Richardson, “Hugo”

Best Art Direction: Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schavo, “Hugo”

Best Costume Design: Mark Bridges, “The Artist”

Best Makeup: Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, “The Iron Lady”

Best Foreign Language Film: “A Separation”

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help”

Best Editing: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

Best Sound Editing: Phillip Stockton and Eugene Gearty, “Hugo”

Best Sound Mixing: Tom Fleischman and John Midgley, “Hugo”

Best Documentary: “Undefeated”

Best Animated Feature: “Rango”

Best Visual Effects: “Hugo”

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Best Original Score: Ludovic Bource, “The Artist”

Best Original Song: Bret McKenzie, “Man or Muppet”

Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, “The Descendants”

Best Original Screenplay: Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”

Best Live Action Short: “The Shore”

Best Documentary Short: “Saving Face”

Best Animated Short: “The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore”

Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

Best Actress: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

Best Picture: “The Artist”

 

Source: cbsnews.com, huffingtonpost.com

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