The curtains are down for the 85th Academy Awards. The first golden man went to Christoph Waltz for Best Supporting Actor in Django Unchained, Amour didn't surprise by winning for Best Foreign Language film, Life of Pi won 4 awards including the award for best director, Daniel Day-Lewis became first actor to win Best Actor award three times, Jennifer Lawrence bagged the award for Best Actress and Best Picture Award was taken by Argo. See below for the complete list of Sunday night's Oscar winners.
Best Cinematography: Life of Pi, Claudia Miranda
Best Costume Design:Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Les Misérables, Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell,
Best Foreign Language Film: Amour, Michael Haneke, Austria
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Best Editing: Argo, William Goldenberg
Best Sound Editing: Tie betweenPaul OttosonZero Dark Thirty andPer Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers forSkyfall
Best Sound Mixing: Les Misérables, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
Best Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugarman by Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn
Best Animated Feature: Brave
Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
Best Poduction Design: Lincoln, Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickso
Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Best Original Score: “Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi, Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
Best Original Song: “Skyfall” from Skyfall, Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
Best Adapted Screenplay: Chris Terrio, Argo
Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
Best Live Action Short: Curfew, Shawn Christensen
Best Documentary Short: Inocente by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
Best Animated Short: Paperman, John Kahrs
Best Director: Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
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