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Oscar Results & Wrap-Up

So the awards season has officially come to a close, and ‘The Hurt Locker’ comes out on top with six awards in total, including Best Picture and Best Director. Honestly, the results were no surprise, we’ve heard nothing but Hurt Locker buzz for the past few weeks. Though my personal opinion holds that I feel that 20 years from now, it’ll be Avatar we’re talking about and not Hurt Locker, it is always great to see a smaller film take home the gold.

I was a bit surprised to see Sandra Bullock take home Best Actress, other then that though, there wasn’t anything else that truly shocked me, overall the ceremony was fairly predictable. I was a bit disappointed that ‘White Ribbon’ didn’t take home Foreign Film or Cinematography, but I was happy with who won. Overall, a great but fairly predictable telecast. Now, lets cross our fingers for Shutter Island and next years awards!

Oscar Results:

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker

Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

Actress in a Leading Role: Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side

Actor in a Leading Role: Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart

Actress in a Supporting Role: Mo’Nique, Precious

Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker, Mark Boal

Adapted Screenplay: Precious, Geoffrey Fletcher

Animated Feature Film: Up

Foreign Language Film: The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)

Original Score: Up

Original Song: “The Weary Kind,” Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett, Crazy Heart

Art Direction: Avatar

Cinematography: Avatar

Costume Design: The Young Victoria

Makeup: Star Trek

Film Editing: The Hurt Locker

Documentary Feature: The Cove

Animated Short Film: Logorama

Documentary Short Subject: Music By Prudence

Live Action Short Film: The New Tenants

Sound Editing: The Hurt Locker

Sound Mixing: The Hurt Locker

Visual Effects: Avatar

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