By Henry Decker

Argo Wins Academy Award For Best Picture

February 25, 2013 7:20 am Category: Entertainment, Memo Pad 1 Comment A+ / A-

Iran hostage thriller Argo won the Academy Award for best picture Sunday night, capping its near-sweep of the major film awards.

The Oscar was presented to winning producers Ben Affleck, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov by actor Jack Nicholson and First Lady Michelle Obama, via satellite from the White House:

A full list of the winners is below:

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz

Animated Short Film: Paper Man

Animated Feature Film: Brave

Cinematography: Claudio Miranda for Life of Pi

Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Costume Design: Anna Karenina

Makeup and Hairstyling: Les Miserables

Live Action Short Film: Curfew

Documentary Short Subject: Innocente

Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugar Man

Foreign Language Film: Amour

Sound Mixing: Les Miserables

Sound Editing: Tie: Zero Dark Thirty and Skyfall

Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway

Film Editing: Argo

Production Design: Lincoln

Original Score: Life of Pi

Original Song: Skyfall

Adapted Screenplay: Chris Terrio for Argo

Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained

Directing: Ang Lee

Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis

Best Picture: Argo

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  • Sierra111

    I think Best Picture should have gone to either Lincoln or Les Miserables.

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