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Argo wins the Oscar for Best Picture

Argo wins the Oscar for Best Picture

Ben Affleck may not have been nominated for Best Director, but he still has something to celebrate. His film, Argo, took home the coveted award for Best Picture at Sunday night's 85th Annual Academy Awards.

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Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for his portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, and Jennifer Lawrence won her first Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. Adele won the award for Best Song for the theme from "Skyfall."

Seth MacFarlane hosted the show on ABC live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The show went on for over 3 hours and featured several performances as the Oscars paid tribute to music in film.

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Check out the full list of winners: 

BEST PICTURE:   

Beasts of the Southern Wild
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Lincoln
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Amour
Django Unchained
Argo - WINNER

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:   

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln - WINNER
Denzel Washington - Flight
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook 
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:   

Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook - WINNER
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: 

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained - WINNER
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Alan Arkin, Argo
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: 

Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables - WINNER
Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Amy Adams, The Master

BEST DIRECTOR: 

David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Ang Lee, Life of Pi - WINNER
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Michael Haneke, Amour
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: 

Amour Austria  - WINNER
Kon-Tiki Norway 
No Chile 
A Royal Affair Denmark 
War Witch Canada 

MUSIC (SCORE): 

Anna Karenina Dario Marianelli 
Argo Alexandre Desplat 
Life of Pi Mychael Danna - WINNER
Lincoln John Williams 
Skyfall Thomas Newman 

MUSIC (SONG): 

"Before My Time" from Chasing Ice
"Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from Ted
"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi
"Skyfall" from Skyfall  - WINNER
"Suddenly" from Les Misérables

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

Frankenweenie
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph
Paranorman
Brave - WINNER

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY): 

Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo - WINNER
Life of Pi
Beasts of the Southern Wild

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY):

Zero Dark Thirty
Django Unchained - WINNER
Moonrise Kingdom
Amour
Flight

CINEMATOGRAPHY:

Skyfall
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Life of Pi - WINNER
Lincoln

COSTUME DESIGN: 

Anna Karenina - WINNER
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING: 

Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables - WINNER

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: 

Searching for Sugar Man - WINNER
How to Survive a Plague
The Gatekeepers
5 Broken Cameras
The Invisible War

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT:

Open Heart
Inocente - WINNER
Redemption
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Snow White and the Huntsman

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED):

Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head over Heels
Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare'
Paperman - WINNER

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION):

Asad
Buzkashi Boys
Curfew  - WINNER
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)
Henry

FILM EDITING:

Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Life of Pi
Argo - WINNER
Zero Dark Thirty

SOUND EDITING:

TIE
Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Skyfall - WINNER
Zero Dark Thirty - WINNER

SOUND MIXING:

Argo
Les Misérables - WINNER
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

VISUAL EFFECTS:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi - WINNER
Marvel's The Avengers
Prometheus
Snow White and the Huntsman

 

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