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Monday, February 27, 2012

Academy Awards Night Highlights!

The 84th Academy Awards


Octavia Spencer received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the movie
The Help (she played Minnie).  Woot!  I am so excited for her!  I really enjoyed this movie!

Hugo, the movie, won for Cinematography,
Art Direction, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing,
and Visual Effects.   That's five Oscars!!  I haven't
even seen the movie yet, have you?

Other winners include:
The Artist for Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role:  Jean Dujardin, Costume Design, Directing, Music (Original Score).

The Iron Lady Actress in a Leading Role:  Meryl Streep  (of course!), Makeup

Christopher Plummer received the Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role for his part in Beginners.

Animated Feature Film - Rango.  (I saw this one)

Documentary Feature:  Undefeated

Documentary Short:  Saving Face

Film Editing:  The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo

The origins of the movie Hugo
Foreign Language Film:  Iran, A Separation

Music or Original Song:  Man or Muppet 
(from the Muppets)

Short Film (Animated):  The Fantastic Flying Books   
 of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Short Film (Live Action):  The Shore

Writing (Adapted Screenplay):  The Descendents

Writing (Original Screenplay):  Midnight in Paris (I saw this one!)

1 comment:

  1. Has anyone seen any of these films? What is your opinion of them? Did you predict any of the Oscar wins? Do you think another actor/film was more deserving?


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