Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Bret McKenzie, France & Meryl Streep win Oscars

The Artist (5 wins)
The Artist wins Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Original Score & Best Costume Design

The Artist winners (clockwise from left): Director Michel Hazanavicius, Main Cast & Director with Producer Thomas Langmann, Costume Designer Mark Bridges, Score Composer Ludovic Bource, Lead Actor Jean Dujardin

Hugo (5 wins)
Hugo wins Best Visual Effects, Best Art Direction / Set Design, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing & Best Sound Editing 

Hugo winners (clockwise from left): Visual Effects crew Robert Legato, Joss Williams & Ben Grossman; Production Designer Dante Ferretti with Set Decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo; Sound Editors Philip Stockton & Eugene Gearty; Sound Mixers Tom Fleischman & John Midgely; Cinematographer Robert Richardson

The Iron Lady (2 wins)
Meryl Streep wins Best Actress & J Roy Helland wins Best Makeup

The Help (1 win)
Octavia Spencer wins Best Supporting Actress

Beginners (1 win)
Christopher Plummer wins Best Supporting Actor 

The Descendants (1 win)
L - R: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash &  Alexander Payne win Best Adapted Screenplay.I love that Dean Pelton (i.e. the guy who finds any excuse to wear "his sister's" Lady Gaga /etc outfits on Community) is now a legit Oscar Winner.

Midnight in Paris (1 win)
Woody Allen wins Best Original Screenplay (his 3rd screenplay win)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1 win)
Angus Wall & Kirk Baxter win Best Film Editing
(their 2nd consecutive 
win on Final Cut Pro)

The Muppets (1 win)
Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie wins Best Original Song for Man or Muppet. How awesome is that?!

A Separation (1 win)
Iran & Asghar Farhadi win Best Foreign Language Film

Rango (1 win)
Gore Pirates of the Caribbean Verbinski wins Best Animated Feature 

Undefeated (1 win)
Daniel Lindsay, TJ Martin, Rich Middlemas &, um, P Diddy
win Best Documentary