Oscars pay tribute to movie musicals and James Bond

While someone should have cued the Jaws music for William Shatner‘s pointless Oscar appearance, the rest of the night was pretty entertaining and as predicted by James T. Kirk, Seth MacFarlane was a mediocre host. His jokes were funny, at times a bit tasteless and offensive, but kept the crowd entertained nonetheless. The show began with amazing dance numbers from unpredicted guests such as Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe. The Broadway-inspired performances and James Bond tributes provided wonderfully classic vocals by actors and singers such as Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Hudson and Adele. The big winner of the night was Ben Affleck‘s Argo, which took home Best Picture, while Jennifer Lawrence received Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook and Daniel Day-Lewis for Best Actor in Lincoln. The night ended with another mediocre performance by MacFarlane, who was accompanied by Kristin Chenoweth. See below for a list of last night’s winners from the 2013 Oscars.

Best Picture

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables

Best Director
Ang Lee – Life of Pi

Best Animated Feature Film

Best Cinematography
Life of Pi

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina

Best Documentary (Feature)
Searching for Sugar Man

Best Documentary (Short Subject)

Best Visual Effects
Life of Pi

Best Music (Original Score)
Life of Pi

Best Music (Original Song)
“Skyfall” from Skyfall

Best Short Film (Animated)

Best Short Film (Live Action)

Best Sound Editing

Best Sound Mixing
Les Misérables

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Best Writing (Original Screenplay)
Django Unchained

Best Film Editing

Best Foreign Language Film
Amour – Austria

Best Makeup
Les Misérables

Best Production Design

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  1. C-Dub • February 25, 2013 @ 3:26 PM

    I personally think that the Academy was just spreading the hardware out. An actor from 4 different movies won in the male or female roles. Always amazes me that a Best Picture can win but not that director. Yet ARGO wins the screenplay and editing and pic, but not director not even a nomination for him??? Tres Strange.

  2. eldon • February 25, 2013 @ 5:53 PM

    bond tribute sucked. 50 years and thats all it got. boo!!

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