Monday, 28 February 2011

The 2011 Oscars! Live! Well sort of...




I'm gonna try my best to keep up with Twitter here, but frankly, I don't know why. It's tradition here on EoE to live blog the Oscars, so I'm gonna do it anyway. I'm only listing the winners first though, as they come by. Check back after everything for a summary of what I think!

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
  • Black Swan
  • Inception - (I love the movie, but I can't help but feel bad for True Grit's Roger Deakins. The guy's been nominated 9 times and hasn't won a single time!)
  • The King's Speech
  • The Social Network
  • True Grit
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BEST ART DIRECTION:
  • Alice In Wonderland
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Inception
  • The King's Speech
  • True Grit
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BEST COSTUME DESIGN:
  • Alice In Wonderland
  • I Am Love
  • The King's Speech
  • The Tempest
  • True Grit
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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
  • Amy Adams (The Fighter)
  • Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech)
  • Melissa Leo (The Fighter) - (Damn. I was rooting for the kid in True Grit)
  • Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit)
  • Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)
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BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED):
  • Day & Night
  • The Gruffalo
  • Let's Pollute
  • The Lost Thing - (wow. Pixar actually LOST?)
  • Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)
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BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Illusionist
  • Toy Story 3 - (YAAAAAY!!!! HOORAAAAYY!!!! At least they didn't lose THIS one!)
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BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
  • 127 Hours
  • The Social Network - (The Academy really Liked it that much huh? Sorry, lame pun I know. heh heh)
  • Toy Story 3
  • True Grit
  • Winter's Bone
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BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
  • Another Year
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • The King's Speech - (Of course they won. They write speeches for THE KING, fer gawds sake...)
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BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
  • Biutiful (Mexico)
  • Dogtooth (Greece)
  • In a Better World (Denmark)
  • Incendies (Canada)
  • Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) (Algeria )
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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
  • Christian Bale (The Fighter) - (Of course he won. He's BATMAN. Ok, a very SKINNY Batman.)
  • John Hawkes (Winter's Bone)
  • Jeremy Renner (The Town)
  • Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)
  • Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech)

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BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE):
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Inception
  • The King's Speech
  • 127 Hours
  • The Social Network - (Though I'm still upset Daft Punk didn't get a mention here, how awesome is it that Trent Reznor actually has an Oscar now?)

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BEST SOUND MIXING:
  • Inception - (my prediction that Inception would clean up the technical awards came true after all...)
  • The King's Speech
  • Salt
  • The Social Network
  • True Grit
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BEST SOUND EDITING:
  • Inception - (What did I tell ya?)
  • Toy Story 3
  • Tron: Legacy
  • True Grit
  • Unstoppable
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BEST MAKEUP:
  • Barney's Version
  • The Way Back
  • The Wolfman - (Why in hell is this AWFUL movie in the Oscars when it should be in the Razzies? It's like telling people, "Hey, it doesn't matter if your movie sucks, as long as you've got good makeup!)
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BEST DOCUMENTARY (Short):
  • Killing in the Name
  • Poster Girl
  • Strangers No More
  • Sun Come Up
  • The Warriors of Qiugang
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BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE-ACTION):
  • The Confession
  • The Crush
  • God of Love
  • Na Wewe
  • Wish 143
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BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
  • Exit through the Gift Shop
  • Gasland
  • Inside Job
  • Restrepo
  • Waste Land
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BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Hereafter
  • Inception - (Gee whiz, who else could have won, eh?)
  • Iron Man 2
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BEST FILM EDITING:
  • Black Swan
  • The Fighter
  • The King's Speech
  • 127 Hours
  • The Social Network - (Figures. I mean, they're always tinkering and editing their layout anyway.)
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BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG):
  • Coming Home (Country Strong)
  • I See the Light (Tangled)
  • If I Rise (127 Hours)
  • We Belong Together (Toy Story 3) - (Dammit, I wanted Tangled to win this one...)
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BEST DIRECTOR
  • Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan)
  • David O. Russell (The Fighter)
  • Tom Hooper (The King's Speech) - (A bit of a shocker, this one. Even though I was roting for The King's Speech, I really thought Fincher would win this.)
  • David Fincher (The Social Network)
  • Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (True Grit)
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BEST ACTRESS:
  • Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right)
  • Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone)
  • Natalie Portman (Black Swan) - (Vader would be so proud. All together now! The Dark Lord and the Black Swan, sitting in an X-Wing....)
  • Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine)
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BEST ACTOR:
  • Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
  • Jeff Bridges (True Grit)
  • Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
  • Colin Firth (The King's Speech) - (No surprises in the acting categories. Firth becomes the first ever Oscar Stutterer!)
  • James Franco (127 Hours)

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BEST PICTURE:
  • 127 Hours
  • Black Swan
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • THE KING'S SPEECH - (This just in: in completely unfounded and made-up reports, Facebook suspends the King's Speech's Fan page, and blacklists Tom Hooper. Colin Firth can stay, because Colin Firth is awesome.)
  • The Social Network
  • Toy Story 3
  • True Grit
  • Winter's Bone

7 comments:

KY said...

i still need unifi to watch oscar films!

eiling lim said...

i must really catch the King's Speech!

eyeris said...

KY: Er... no you don't. You can just go and watch it in the cinema like the rest of us. hahaha.

camlok said...

I was suprised Tangled was not nominated for best animated feature. I think it's better than How to train your dragon and toy story 3, but that's just me.

fa said...

I know it's fake fact lah, but I don't think Mark never endorsed the FB movie - so i highly doubt that FB team would ever do implicate themselves, haha.

eyeris said...

camlok: WHAT??!!??!?? Better than Toy Story 3??!!??? BLASPHEMY!!!!

FA: Unlike.

camlok said...

Yes, better than toy story 3 for me :p

I can stand to rewatch it, but not toy story 3 :p