The 85th Academy Awards held on Sunday night in Hollywood
The 85th Academy Awards which held, Sunday night, in Hollywood, did pull up a few surprises for movie buffs. For instance, Ben Affleck got his shining moment when his blockbuster political thriller flick, Argo, earned the Oscar for Best Picture. The award was presented to him by the American First Lady, Michelle Obama in the White House.
Daniel Day Lewis on the other hand, made history as the first man to win three Best Actor plaques for his performance as the 17th American President, Abraham Lincoln, in the Stephen Speilberg movie of the same title.
Clear favourite, Anne Hathaway, who was earlier tipped for the Oscar Best Actress award didn’t go empty, as her role in Les Miserables, earned her an Oscar.
British singer, Adele carted away another award for the mantelpiece after winning an Oscar for Best Song for the latest 007 James Bond flick, Skyfall.
The most dramatic moment of the night, however, belonged to Jennifer Lawrence, who tripped up the stage en route to collecting the Best Actress statuette for Silver Linings.
See complete list of Oscar winners below-
The Best picture Oscar- “Argo!”
The Oscar for best actor- Daniel Day-Lewis for “Lincoln.”
The Oscar for Best Actress- Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook.
The best director Oscar- Ang Lee for “Life of Pi.”
“Django Unchained”- best original screenplay Oscar
Best-adapted screenplay Oscar- “Argo.”
The Oscar for Original Song- “Skyfall” by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth.
The Oscar for Original Score-Mychael Danna, Life of Pi
“Lincoln” -Oscar for production design.
The Oscar for Film Editing-Argo.
The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress- Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables.
Zero Dark Thirty and Sky fall each win Oscars for best sound editing in rare tie.
The Oscar for Sound Mixing- Les Miserables.
The Oscar for Foreign Language Film-to Amour
The Oscar for Documentary Feature-Searching for Sugar Man”
The Oscar for Documentary Short Subject-Inocente.
Best live action short film Oscar-“Curfew.”
The Oscar for Makeup and Hair styling-Les Miserables.
The Oscar for costume design-Jacqueline Duran for “Anna Karina.”
The Oscar for visual effects-“Life of Pi!”
“Life of Pi” wins the Oscars for cinematography.
“Brave” wins for animated feature film at the Oscars.
Best animated short Oscar- “Paperman.”
The Oscar for best supporting actor -Christopher Waltz for “Django Unchained.”