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Academy Awards / Oscar 2012 Complete Winner List

Best PictureThe Artist

Best ActorJean DujardinThe Artist

Best Actress: Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher PlummerBeginners

Best Supporting ActressOctavia SpencerThe Help

Best Director: Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist

Short Film (Animated): The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Short Film (Documentary): Saving Face

Short Film (Live Action): The Shore

Writing (Original Screenplay): Midnight In Paris

Writing  (Adapted Screenplay): The Descendants

Music (Original Song): “Man Or Muppet,” The Muppets

Music (Original Score): The Artist

Visual Effects: Hugo

Animated FeatureRango

Documentary Feature: Undefeated

Sound Mixing: Hugo

Sound Editing: Hugo

Film Editing: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Makeup: The Iron Lady

Costume Design: The Artist, Mark Bridges

Art Direction: Hugo

Cinematography: Hugo


Midnight in Paris might win Oscar for Best Art Direction

Trailer:

Brief Review:

Midnight in Paris rated 7.8 on IMDB, 93% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes,  premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, winning Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay in Jan 2012 is  Woody Allen‘s  romantic comedy film, nominated for coming  Academy Awards for  Best PictureBest DirectionBest Original Screenplay and Best Art Direction.

This movie is for people who like History, Music and Literature. The movie goes around a  young successful but distracted Hollywood screenwriter getting married who is passionate about literature and writing a novel and explores the Golden Era by his magical experiences at Mid Night in Paris.

Nominations received in Academy Awards (4):

Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Original Screenplay and Best Art Direction

Bottom Line: The movies has no action or fights but old music, art, historical people and places  and horse cabs to fascinate you -:)

Oscar Fever is back!!

Ok Guys, Oscars are back and onedamnlife would keep you updated like we always did 🙂

Amazingly, this year I havent seen a single movie that has been nominated in best picture yet.

Thus, from today onwards I start watching each one them ..

Stay tune for more updates .. .

Rahman performs at the Oscars

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A R Rahman performed his Oscar-nominated song If I Rise from Danny Boyle‘s film 127 Hours, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.  The composer had originally collaborated with Dido for this number. Dido, however, could not make it to the Oscar ceremony due to her advanced pregnancy.  Singer Florence Welch took her place at the ceremony.  So what did you think of the performance? Did Rahman do a good job?  Sadly, Rahman lost out the award to Randy Newman for the song We Belong Together from the film, Toy Story 3.

Anne Hathaway, In Oscar Promo, Sings ‘Evita,’ Shakes Her Rump

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Expect a clash of classics and… rump shaking in Sunday’s Oscar telecast.

Anne Hathaway, joined by James Franco as very untraditional Oscars co-hosts, is working to quiet the doubts about her comedic chops and get viewers excited about a new generation of hosts. And if she can go from classic opera to hip hop like this on the real telecast, well, the Academy may have made a very inspired choice.

The star, continuing her series of re-imagined film classics, quickly makes the switch from the iconic “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” from Evita to Wreckx-N-Effect‘s “Rump Shaker” in this promo. It’s hard to tell whether she’s more dictator’s wife or hip hop impresario — why don’t you watch and decide?

But remember: no cruel jokes. After all, Hathaway won’t be making them, either. Hear that, Ricky Gervais?

Mission OSCAR 500

Howdy

Well today is 26 and in I day and 13 hours we have Oscar. So to keep up with the heat on mah blog I have decided to include all articles on Oscar for next 48 hours.

My mission would be to add 500 articles in next 48 hours from top newspapers, oscar officials and wikipedia.

Enjoy

Utsav

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