Sunday, February 26, 2012

84th Annual Academy Award (Oscars) Winners

The 84th Annual Oscar Winners are listed below. The win by Meryl Streep is a reason why there needs to be more diversity amongst Academy voters. She should not have won. That Oscar belongs to Viola Davis.

Billy Crystal gets an A+ for his hosting. A much better go around compared to James Franco and Anne Hathaway.

Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Actress in a Leading Role: Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer, The Help
Animated Feature Film: Rango Gore Verbinski
Art Direction: Hugo, Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
Cinematography: Robert Richardson, Hugo
Costume Design: Mark Bridges, The Artist
Directing: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Documentary (Feature): Undefeated, TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas
Documentary (Short Subject): Saving Face, Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Film Editing: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Foreign Language Film: A Separation Iran
Makeup: Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, The Iron Lady
Music (Original Score): Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Music (Original Song): “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets; Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie
Best Picture: The Artist, Thomas Langmann, Producer
Short Film (Animated): The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg
Short Film (Live Action): The Shore, Terry George and Oorlagh George
Sound Editing: Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty, Hugo
Sound Mixing: Tom Fleischman and John Midgley, Hugo
Visual Effects: Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning, Hugo
Writing (Adapted Screenplay): The Descendants, Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash
Writing (Original Screenplay): Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen

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