I would like to congratulate all the deserving Winners of the Academy..
Actor in a Leading Role
- Colin Firth in “The King's Speech”
Actor in a Supporting Role
- Christian Bale in “The Fighter”
Actress in a Leading Role
- Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”
Actress in a Supporting Role
- Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”
Animated Feature Film
- “Toy Story 3” Lee Unkrich
- “Alice in Wonderland”
Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara
- “Inception” Wally Pfister
- “Alice in Wonderland” Colleen Atwood
- “The King's Speech” Tom Hooper
- “Inside Job” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
Documentary (Short Subject)
- “Strangers No More” Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
- “The Social Network” Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
Foreign Language Film
- “In a Better World” Denmark
- “The Wolfman” Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
Music (Original Score)
- “The Social Network” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Music (Original Song)
- “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
- “The King's Speech” Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
Short Film (Animated)
- “The Lost Thing” Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
Short Film (Live Action)
- “God of Love” Luke Matheny
- “Inception” Richard King
- “Inception” Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
- “Inception” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
- “The Social Network” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
Writing (Original Screenplay)
- “The King's Speech” Screenplay by David Seidler
Worst Oscars Ever? E!Online summed up everything the Oscars are NOT supposed to be: clunky, amateurish, and pretty much lacking in actual entertainment value for those of us not picking up awards.
Worst Moment of the Pre-Show: Sitting through the ABC countdown chatfest, which featured the biggest stars in the world and still managed to be really boring. Stop that!
Best Moment of the Opening: The two montages opening the show were one too many, but as we are fans of (a) Inception; (b) host-inserted award show videos; and (c) Alec Baldwin and Morgan Freeman; we will give this part a pass, mainly because we have a sick feeling that the whole thing about to go downhill from here...
Worst Moment of the Opening: Realizing that James Franco and Anne Hathaway actually were going to keep hosting through the whole thing and it wasn't all an Inception dream. Blame Hugh Jackman for making us think all good actors must be good hosts.
Worst Segue: One minute Hathaway is yelling something about lesbians and then...