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Ben Affleck (center), George Clooney (right) and Grant Heslov celebrate in the press room after winning the Oscar for best picture for Argo. (AFP/Getty Images)

And The Oscars Go To...

by NPR Staff
Feb 24, 2013

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Jennifer Lawrence accepts the Oscar for best actress in Silver Linings Playbook. Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Oscar for best actor in Lincoln. Christoph Waltz accepts the Oscar for best supporting actor in Django Unchained. Anne Hathaway accepts the Oscar for best supporting actress in Les Miserables.

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Best Picture



Beasts of the Southern Wild

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Life of Pi


Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actress

JENNIFER LAWRENCE -Silver Linings Playbook

Jessica Chastian - Zero Dark Thirty

Emmanuelle Riva -Amour

Quvenzahane Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild

Naomi Watts -The Impossible

Best Actor


Bradley Cooper -Silver Linings Playbook

Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables

Joqauin Phoenix -The Master

Denzel Washington - Flight

Best Supporting Actor

CHRISTOPH WALTZ -Django Unchained

Alan Arkin -Argo

Robert De Niro -Silver Linings Playbook

Phillip Seymour Hoffman -The Master

Tommy Lee Jones -Lincoln

Best Supporting Actress

ANNE HATHAWAY -Les Miserables

Amy Adams -The Master

Sally Field -Lincoln

Helen Hunt -The Sessions

Jacki Weaver -Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director

ANG LEE -Life of Pi

Michael Haneke -Amour

David O. Russell -Silver Linings Playbook

Steven Spielberg -Lincoln

Benh Zeitlin -Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Animated Film




The Pirates! Band Of Misfits


Best Costume Design

ANNA KARENINA -Jacqueline Durran

Les Miserables- Paco Delgado

Lincoln- Joanna Johnston

Mirror Mirror- Eiko Ishioka

Snow White And the Huntsman- Colleen Atwood

Best Cinematography

LIFE OF PI- Claudio Miranda

Anna Karenina- Seamus McGarvey

Django Unchained- Robert Richardson

Lincoln- Janusz Kaminski

Skyfall- Roger Deakins

Best Documentary Feature


5 Broken Cameras

The Gatekeepers

How To Survive A Plague

The Invisible War

Best Short Documentary


Kings Point

Mondays At Racine

Open Heart


Best Film Editing

ARGO -William Goldenberg

Life of Pi- Tim Squyres

Lincoln- Michael Kahn

Silver Linings Playbook- Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers

Zero Dark Thirty- Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

Best Foreign Language Film

AMOUR from Austria

Kon-Tiki from Norway

No from Chile

A Royal Affair from Denmark

War Witch from Canada

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

LES MISERABLES - Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Hitchcock - Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane

Best Original Score

LIFE OF PI - Mychael Danna

Anna Karenina - Dario Marianelli

Argo - Alexandre Desplat

Lincoln - John Williams

Skyfall - Thomas Newman

Best Original Song

"SKYFALL" from Skyfall - Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth

"Before My Time" from Chasing Ice - J. Ralph

"Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from Ted - Walter Murphy and Seth MacFarlane

"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi - Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri

"Suddenly" from Les Miserables - Claude Michel Schonberg, Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boubil

Best Production Design

LINCOLN - Rick Carter and Jim Erickson

Anna Karenina - Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Dan Hennah, Ra Vincent and Simon Bright

Les Miserables - Eve Steward and Anna Lynch Robinson

Life of Pi - David Gropman and Anna Pinnock

Best Animated Short Film


Adam and Dog

Fresh Guacamole

Head Over Heels

The Longest Daycare

Best Live Action Short Film



Buzkashi Boys

Death of A Shadow


Best Sound Editing

ZERO DARK THIRTY - Paul N. J. Ottosson

SKYFALL - Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers (tie)

Argo - Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn

Django Unchained - Wylie Stateman

Life of Pi - Eugene Gearty and Phillip Stockman

Best Sound Mixing

LES MISERABLES - Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes

Argo - John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia

Life of Pi - Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin

Lincoln - Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins

Skyfall - Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson

Best Visual Effects

LIFE OF PI - Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan de Boer and Donald R. Elliott

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White

The Avengers - Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick

Prometheus - Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill

Snow White and the Huntsman - Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson

Best Original Screenplay

DJANGO UNCHAINED - Quentin Tarantino

Amour - Michael Haneke

Flight - John Gatins

Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola

Zero Dark Thirty - Mark Boal

Best Adapted Screenplay

ARGO - Chris Terrio

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin

Life of Pi - David Magee

Lincoln - Tony Kushner

Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell

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