‘The Hurt Locker” sweeps six Oscars at the 82 nd Academy Awards including Sound Mixing, Film Editing, Original Screenplay, Direction and Motion Picture.
THE OSCAR WINNERS…
Best Picture: “ The Hurt Locker” bags its 6 th Oscar . The entire team of “The Hurth Locker” are all on stage and are very excited.
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow wins the best director Oscar for “The Hurt Locker”. Kathryn Bigelow has become the first woman ever to be named best director.
Best Actress: Sean Penn announces the winner of best actress. And it’s Sandra Bullock for “The Blind Side”. Bullock says the film was about the “moms” who take care of children “no matter where they came from”
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges gets best actor Oscar for “Crazy Heart” . Bridges thanks his co-stars for their “heart and soul”, he says, “Thank you guys, my wonderful team, my wife for 33 years, 3 daughters… I woudnt be here without you”.
Best Foreign Language Film: “The Secret in their eyes” (Argentinean film) bags Oscar for the best foreign language film.
Best Film Editing: Fourth Oscar for ‘The Hurt Locker”.
Best Documentary Feature: And the Oscar goes to “ The Cove”, this is about the systematic slaughter of dolphins in Japan.
Best Visual Effects: Oscar goes to “Avatar”
Best Original Score: Oscar goes to Michael Giacchino for “‘Up”.
Best Cinematography: Mauro Fiore is the winner of ‘Best Cinematography’ for “Avatar” .
Best Sound Mixing: Ray Beckett and Ottosson bagged the golden statuette for “The Hurt Locker”
Best Sound Editing: ‘The Hurt Locker” bags the award for the best editing.
Best Costume Design: And the Oscar goes to Sandy Powell for “The Young Victoria”. This is her third Oscar earlier ones are ‘Aviator’ and ‘Shakespeare in Love’.
Best Art Direction: Oscar for best art direction goes to “Avatar”.
Best Supporting actress: Mo’Nique wins the best supporting actress Oscar for the role in ‘Precious”.
Best Adapted Screenplay : “Precious” bag the Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Precious is based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire.
Best Makeup: And Oscar goes to “Star Trek”
Best Short Film: Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson bag the Oscar for ‘The New Tenants’ (Live Action)
Best short Documentry Film: Award goes to ‘Music by Prudence’. “This is amazing. I had never imagined this. This is so exciting… We honour the band behind this film… ” said the winners.
Best Animated Short Film: And Oscar goes to “Logorama” . “It took six years to make this 16 minute film…” says Schmerkin.
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal for ‘The Hurt Locker”. Mark Boal says, “Thank you Academy for this! I dedicate this to the troops who are fighting and even those who have not made it home.”
Best Original Song: And the Oscar goes to Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett for ‘The Weary Kind’ (Theme from Crazy Heart).
Best Animated Film: Pete Doctor collects the ‘Best Animated Film’ award for ‘Up’, from Cameroz Diaz and Steve Carell. Pete Doctor says, “It’s incredible being here… Please picture this entire stage filled with the entire team of ‘Up’. Thanks so much to Disney and Pixar… The heart of it came from home, my parents, my kids and wife… you guys are the greatest adventure.”
Best Supporting Actor : And the Oscar goes to Christoph Waltz for ‘Inglourious Basterds’ – his 1st nomination and win! “Brad Pitt helped me and the entire cast.. Quentin is a fearless explorer and that’s why I am here. Thank you, all!” he said.
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin arrive on stage to present the awards. They introduce each other and say, “They nominate Meryl Streep every time. She has a record of being nominated 16 times, and she also has the record of maximum losses.
Alec and Steve both are hilarious and are having a good time pulling Woody Harelson, Meryl Streep, and James Cameron’s leg.
Miley Cyrus at 17 is the youngest to grace the red carpet.
Gerard Butler is here.
Jeff Bridges’ on his 5th Oscar nomination: “It’s thrilling to be here. I am wearing Gucci.”
Taylor Lautner, the hottest werewolf says about his first Oscar experience, “I am thrilled to be here…”
Meryl Streep who has been nominated for the Oscars maximum number of times (16) says, “Getting into Jimmy Choos is the best thing about coming here!”
Kate Winslet is wearing a silver strapless gown. “I am going to just present tonight the ‘Best Actor’ award. I have been nominated 6 times before, so it’s good to just see eothers panic for a change…”
Kirsten Stewart arrives…
The ceremony is about to begin – and Steve Martin is about to present…
Kirsten Stewart is sitting with Taylor Lautner …
The Hurt Locker Wins Six Oscars
Jennifer Lopez is cheering for ‘Precious’, a film nominated in the ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Story’ category. JLo says, “I feel good in baby pink…you have to feel good in an Oscar gown, be able to walk around…”
Sarah Jessica Parker in beige satin Chanel enters with hubby Mathew Broderick who is in a Tom Ford tux
Cameron diaz: “Seeing everyone at Oscars is good.” She looked sparkling in her silver gown, and about her favourites says, “I loved ‘Avatar’ and ‘Hurt Locker’.”
Meryl Streep is the Lady in white…
Taylor Lautner arrives…
Southern California – 82nd academy awards red carpet .. stars have begun to arrive…
5 supporting actress nominees – all 5 actresses have arrived – Monique, Maggie Gyllenhal – (“Its been great for Jeffe Bridges – I am gona enjoy and stay calm), 3 time Oscar nominated – last year winner – Penelope cruz in a purple off shoulder gown (“I feel like a fist timer not a veteran – same excitement, so proud to be in company of these actresses..), Monique (I’am floating!),
Anna Kendrick – up in the air
George Clooney arrives driving the women up the fence! (“It was a guy who can’t settle down who better than me to do this role.) When the mike was put in frnt of his girlfriend, all he said was, “She doesn’t understand English.”
Sandra Bullock in silver sparkling markeza outfit on her 1st oscar nomination: I enjoy every moment, I enjoy the ride… I plan to have a nice juicy burger after this event..
Zac Efron dons a tuxedo. Says, “Oscar nominees are always inspiring. I am going to present at the Oscars tonight.”
Matt Damon, who is nominated for best supporting actor for Invectus, says learning the South African accent was more difficult than learning rugby.
Helen Miller, nominated for best actress for ‘The Last Station’ describes her silver gown. “I am wearing Bachkey Mishka and Chopard.”
And this year we’re beginning with all the best actor and actress nominees lined up on stage.
After months of controversy and speculation, the wait will finally be over. With movies like Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education and The Hurt Locker leading the way in major categories, it’s tough to predict who will take away the trophy.