Melissa Leo Snags Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Hooray, Melissa Leo won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar this evening for a great performance in The Fighter. This is Melissa’s first Academy Award. She was nominated two years back for Frozen River, a movie we enjoyed immensely. Kirk Douglas presented the award to Melissa. And the other nominees were: * Amy Adams in “The […]

Inception Wins Cinematography Oscar

Wally Pfister won the Oscar for Cinematography (Inception). The other nominees in the Cinematography category: * “Black Swan” Matthew Libatique * “The King’s Speech” Danny Cohen * “The Social Network” Jeff Cronenweth * “True Grit” Roger Deakins

Alice in Wonderland gets First Oscar

Alice in Wonderland won the first Oscar this evening – for Art Direction. Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara The other nominees were: # “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan # “Inception” Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug […]

And the Oscar Show Begins in a Few Minutes

Folks, the biggest annual event of the motion picture industry – the 83rd Academy Awards aka Oscars – is upon us. Oscars are the granddaddy of movie awards. You get an Oscar once and all your life and, hey, even on your epitaph, there’s the prefix Oscar-Winner attached to your name. Can it get any […]