2010 Oscar Winners

Here is the full list of Oscar nominees and winners of each category:

Best Supporting Actor:

  • Matt Damon - Invictus
  • Woody Harrelson - The Messenger
  • Christopher Plummer - The Last Station
  • Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones
  • Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds

Best Animated Feature Film:

  • Coraline
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • The Secret of the Kells
  • Up

Best Original Song:

  • “Almost There” from The Princess and the Frog
  • “Down in New Orleans” from The Princess and the Frog
  • “Loin de Paname” from Paris 36
  • “Take It All” from Nine
  • “The Weary Kind” from Crazy Heart

Best Original Screenplay:

  • Mark Boal - The Hurt Locker
  • Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds
  • Oren Moverman and - The Messenger
  • Joel and Ethan Coen - A Serious Man
  • Pete Docter and Bob Peterson - Up

Best Animated Short:

  • French Roast
  • Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
  • The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)
  • Logorama
  • A Matter of Loaf and Death

Best Documentary Short:

  • China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province
  • The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner
  • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
  • Music by Prudence
  • Rabbit à la Berlin

Best Live-Action Short:

  • The Door
  • Instead of Abracadabra
  • Kavi
  • Miracle Fish
  • The New Tenants

Best Make-up:

  • Il Divo
  • Star Trek
  • The Young Victoria

Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • Neill Blomkamp and - District 9
  • Nick Hornby - An Education
  • Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche - In the Loop
  • Geoffrey Fletcher - Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
  • Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner - Up in the Air

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Penelope Cruz - Nine
  • Vera Farmiga - Up in the Air
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal - Crazy Heart
  • Anna Kendrick - Up in the Air
  • Mo’Nique - Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire

Best Art Direction

  • Avatar
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Nine
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The Young Victoria

Best Costume Design:

  • Bright Star
  • Coco Before Chanel
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Nine
  • The Young Victoria

Best Sound Editing:

  • Avatar
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Star Trek
  • Pixar’s Up

Best Sound Mixing:

  • Avatar
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Star Trek
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Best Cinematography:

  • Maurio Fiore - Avatar
  • Bruno Delbonnel - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Barry Ackroyd - The Hurt Locker
  • Robert Richardson - Inglourious Basterds
  • Christian Berger - The White Ribbon

Best Original Score:

  • James Horner - Avatar
  • Alexandre Desplat - Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders - The Hurt Locker
  • Hans Zimmer - Sherlock Holmes
  • Michael Giacchino - Pixar’s Up

Best Visual Effects:

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • Star Trek

Best Documentary Feature:

  • Burma VJ
  • The Cove
  • Food, Inc.
  • The Most Dangerous Man in America
  • Which Way Home

Best Film Editing:

  • Stephen Rivkin, John Refoua and James Cameron - Avatar
  • Julian Clarke - District 9
  • Bob Murawski and Chris Innis - The Hurt Locker
  • Sally Menke - Inglourious Basterds
  • Joe Klotz - Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

Best Foreign Language Film:

  • Ajami - Israel
  • El Secreto de sus Ojos - Argentina
  • The Milk of Sorrow - Peru
  • Un Prophéte - France
  • The White Ribbon - Germany

Best Actor:

  • Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart
  • George Clooney - Up in the Air
  • Colin Firth - A Single Man
  • Morgan Freeman - Invictus
  • Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker

Best Actress:

  • Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side
  • Helen Mirren - The Last Station
  • Carey Mulligan - An Education
  • Gabourey Sidibe - Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
  • Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia

Best Director:

  • Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker
  • James Cameron - Avatar
  • Lee Daniels - Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
  • Jason Reitman - Up in the Air
  • Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds

Best Picture:

  • Avatar
  • The Blind Side
  • District 9
  • An Education
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
  • A Serious Man
  • Up
  • Up in the Air

What I'm happy with:

Best Supporting Actor: Cristoph Waltz
I thought he thoroughly deserved the win for that excellent performance in Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress: Mo'nique
Again, Mo'nique thoroughly deserves this Oscar. She will never play another role this well again in her life. You have to watch Precious just for her performance in the film.

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker
Although this movie may seem small and insignificant in comparison to Avatar, it takes nothing away from the quality of this movie, which ultimately gave it this win. I have always liked The Hurt Locker, ever since I saw it and reviewed it- here.

What I'm not happy with:

Best Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker
Sure The Hurt Locker had an excellent screenplay and would deserve this win any other year. But it was in the same category as Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece Inglourious Basterds. I just think Basterds had a far more superior story than The Hurt Locker and I'm just a little disappointed it didn't win.

Best Adapted Screenplay: Precious
I just think Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell did a better job with District 9 and should have take this award home for their efforts.

Best Visual Effects: Avatar
Yeah, yeah. Stop gasping. I wasn't blown away by Avatar's visual effects. Not that I'm saying it wasn't anywhere near game-changing for cinema, because it was. I'm just saying I connected more and got more out of the effects in District 9. And when we talk about bang for buck, District 9 (budget: $30 million) blows Avatar (budget: $250-300 million) out of the water.

Well, congratulations to Kathryn Bigelow and The Hurt Locker people for racking up a total of six out of a possible six Academy Awards. I thought they really deserved each and every one of them. I am, after all, team Hurt Locker, no matter what people say about Avatar.

Source: /Film

2 comment/s:

kenwooi said...

you know.. im not greatly impressed with avatar's visual effects as well.. =)

Nikolai said...

How was GI Joes not winning all the Osacrs? I lose so much money. This will win all the Oscars next year... http://tinyurl.com/yztnbwh

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