The 83rd Academy Awards weren’t a Bruins or Red Sox game on NESN, but the show still gets a thumbs-up.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway made history by being the first male-female duo to serve as hosts, and Hollywood’s biggest night was watchable for the most part.
The King’s Speech took home awards for best picture, director, actor and original screenplay. The Fighter — the life story of Lowell (Mass.) boxer Micky Ward — also had a good showing and earned two golden statues.
Here is the complete list of 2011 Oscar winners.
BEST PICTURE: The King’s Speech
BEST ACTOR: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
BEST ACTRESS: Natalie Portman, Black Swan
BEST DIRECTOR: Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
BEST SONG: “We Belong Together,” Toy Story 3, Randy Newman
BEST EDITING: The Social Network, Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Inception, Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
BEST DOCUMENTARY: Inside Job, Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT: God of Love, Luke Matheny
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT: Strangers No More, Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Alice in Wonderland, Colleen Atwood
BEST MAKEUP: The Wolfman, Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
BEST SOUND EDITING: Inception, Richard King
BEST SOUND MIXING: Inception, Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo, and Ed Novick
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Christian Bale, The Fighter
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: In a Better World (Denmark)
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: The King’s Speech, Screenplay by David Seidler
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: The Social Network, Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
BEST ANIMATED FILM: Toy Story 3
BEST ANIMATED SHORT: The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Melissa Leo, The Fighter
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Inception, Wally Pfister
BEST ART DIRECTION: Alice in Wonderland, Robert Stromberg, Karen O’Hara
Randy Newman — who also wrote music for The Natural, Leatherheads and “I Love L.A.,” the unofficial Lakers theme song — delivered the best acceptance speech of the night.
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