The 83rd Academy Awards Highlights
The drama about King George VI made “The King’s Speech” the biggest winner of 83rd annual Academy Awards, hosted by actors James Franco and Anne Hathaway.
The film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler won the Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, while its protagonist, Colin Firth (British) scooped the award for Best Actor.
The Oscar for Best Actress went to Natalie Portman, for her role in the psychosexual drama Black Swan.
The Fighter’s Melissa Leo and Christian Bale got the statuettes for Best Supporting Actor and Actress.
Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 won the Best Animated Feature Oscar and the composer of its sountrack Randy Newman scooped the award for Best Song, “We Belong Together.”
Chistopher Nolan’s psychological thriller Inception, got four of the technical awards and Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland won three statuettes.
The Coen Brothers’ western film True Grit was nominated in 10 categories but went home empty hands.
The Social Network was also among the winners of the night with three awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Music and Best Film Editing.
For the complete list of winners, click here.