84th Academy Awards Unwrapped

Dresses shown off, speeches given and champagne popped – Film Doctor can now tally up this year’s Oscar winners:

  • Cinematography – Robert Richardson for “Hugo”
  • Art Direction – Dante Ferretti & Francesca Le Schiavo for “Hugo”
  • Costume Design – Mark Bridges for “The Artist”
  • Make Up – Mark Coulier & J.Roy Helland for “The Iron Lady”
  • Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer,  “The Help”
  • Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”
  • Film in Foreign Language – “A Separation”, Asghar Farhadi
  • Editing – Kirk Baxter & Angus Wal for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
  • Sound Editing – Philip Stockton & Eugene Gearty for “Hugo”
  • Sound Mixing – Tom Fleischman & John Midgley  for “Hugo”
  • Animated Feature – “Rango”, Gore Verbinski
  • Visual Effects – Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann & Alex Hennig  for “Hugo”
  • Documentary Feature – “Undefeated”,
  • Live Action Short – “The Shore”, Terry George & Oorlagh George
  • Documentary Short“Saving Face”, Daniel Junge & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • Animation Short – “Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore”, William Joyce & Brandon Oldenburg
  • Music – Ludovic Bource for “The Artist”
  • Song – Brett McKenzie for ‘Man or Muppet’ (The Muppets Movie)
  • Leading Actor – Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
  • Leading Actress – Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
  • Director – Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist”
  • Adapted Screenplay – “The Descendants”, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
  • Original Screenplay – “Midnight In Paris”, Woody Allen
  • Best Picture – “The Artist”

So to round up, Hugo came out with 5 (mainly technical) awards. The Artist took the 5 ‘biggies’ and the nearest to either of those, with only 2, was The Iron Lady.

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