Monday, March 8, 2010
AND THE OSCAR GOES TO. . .
I didn't catch the entire thing, but even though I tuned in late, I think I caught all of this. I know it is Hollywood honoring themselves, but I like movies. . .
The winners were:
Best Animation: Up . . .I didn't think I would like this movie, but I did. You have to see UP!
Original Screenplay Winner: Hurt Locker. . .this really dominated the night.
Adapted Screenplay: Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
Best Makeup: Star Trek. . .at least it was mentioned last night. Man, I loved this movie.
Supporting Actor Winner: Christoph Waltz for Inglorious Basterds
Supporting Actress Winner: Mo’Nique for Precious
Set Decoration: Avatar
Costumes Winner: The Young Victoria. . .I have to see this.
Best Sound Editing: Hurt Locker. . .my friend Lori said this was good. Gotta see it now.
Best Sound Mixingr: Hurt Locker
Cinematographer Winner: Avatar
Best Original Score: Up!. . .Nice. Well deserved.
Best Visual Effects: Avatar. . .no surprise. Truly deserved.
Best Film Editing: Hurt Locker
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges for Crazy Heart
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock. . .I was so pulling for her! But the others she was up against were great too.
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow for Hurt Locker. . .first woman to win ever. (Barbra Striesand handed it to her, how surreal! And she was up against her exhusband. Kathryn was gracious)
And. . .
Best Picture Winner: The Hurt Locker. . .Wow. Didn't see that coming :0)
Demi Moore. . .(and she wins Best shoes too!)
Sean Penn's delivery. . . what was he talking about?
James Taylor's song. . .man his voice hasn't aged a bit.
Most elegant and eloquent:
Sandra Bullock. . .she seems so humbled by her success and the fact that she has found such love.
Best speech Honorable mention:
Katherine Bigelow. . .she really tried to show that her film not only about soldiers but for them.
(How great to beat your exhusband out in this catagaory, the year he puts out Avatar, the monumentous of films to date)
Michelle Pfieffer. . .as she introduced Jeff Bridges nomination.
Tim Robbins when he introduced Morgan Freeman as a nominee.
Forest Whitaker looks lean, but not very well.
Movies I have to see after watching the Acadamy Awards:
The Hurt Locker
The Secret of Kells
The Blind Side
Did you watch? Tell me your thoughts :0)