82nd Academy Awards Winners List & Recap

Published 5 years ago by , Updated March 8th, 2010 at 7:10 am,

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If you missed our live-chat for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards this evening, don’t fret, we have the winners and a brief recap of the ceremony for you. In short, The Hurt Locker took home the big categories, beating out Avatar and the predictable choices won for the four acting categories.

Check out the official list of 2010 Oscars Winners and our recap of the main event!

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The Hurt Locker took home the most awards

The Winners

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, for Inglourious Basterds
Best Animated Feature Film: Up
Best Original Song: The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart),  music and lyrics by Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett, for Crazy Heart
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal, for The Hurt Locker
Best Documentary Short: Music By Prudence
Best Makeup: Star Trek
Best Short Film (Animated): Logorama
Best Short Film (Live Action): The New Tenants
Best Adapted Screenplay: Goeffrey Fletcher, for Precious: Based on The Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire
Best Supporting Actress: Mo’Nique, for Precious: Based on The Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire
Best Art Direction: Avatar
Best Costume Design: The Young Victoria
Best Sound Editing: The Hurt Locker
Best Sound Mixing: The Hurt Locker
Best Cinematography: Avatar
Best Original Score: Up
Best Visual Effects: Avatar
Best Foreign Language Film: El Secreto de Sus Ojos
Best Editing: The Hurt Locker
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges Crazy Heart
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock The Blind Side
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker
Best Picture: The Hurt Locker

It was The Hurt Locker’s year and it took home 6 awards, beating out the big budget competition (and ex-husband) in Avatar and James Cameron.

The sure-fire picks of Up winning Best Animated Feature, Avatar winning best visual effects and Waltz & Mo’Nique winning all came to fruition.

Continue to Part 2 to see our recap of the format, hosts and presenters of the 2010 Oscars!

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  1. Congrats to Bigelow for becoming the first woman director to win an Oscar.

    The one that surprised me the most was Bullock winning Best Actress. I seriously thought Streep had that award, but congrats anyway. Also, I loved Bullock's speech she gave.

  2. Congrats to Bigelow for becoming the first woman director to win an Oscar.

    The one that surprised me the most was Bullock winning Best Actress. I seriously thought Streep had that award, but congrats anyway. Also, I loved Bullock's speech she gave.

  3. I picked Bullock to win but I didn't feel she deserved it over the other performances either.

  4. Overall i give the Oscars an 8/10! Was a fun night to watch.

  5. it was shorter than usual, right ?

  6. Congrats to Up for best Score (and best Animated movie).

    And I still need to see the Hurt Locker, but I've heard many good things.

  7. When doing the In Memorium, Why wasn't Farrah Fawcett shown??

  8. The Hurt Locker won this? Sorry but I thought it was a bit boring and predictable. Like any bomb-defusal movie actually. There were way better films nominated than this on IMHO.

  9. Having seen The Hurt Locker ( Not many people have ), I found it to be tedious. I am not watching anymore Iraq war movies for another decade or so, it is very hard to have any perspective toward a conflict that is still going on.
    I really thought Avatar deserved to win best picture, it is the experience that counts with cinema and nothing can rival Avatar for that.

    And dont even get me started on Star Trek's score not being nominated, as far as I am concerned one of the best scores for years.

    The Oscars mean nothing, certainly not in terms of popularity, for me Star Trek was last years best.

  10. I think u mix-up Dakota Fanning & Amanda Seyfried, cause the person who present Best Original Song award is Amanda Seyfried & Miley Cyrus, and Dakota Fanning don't even attend the ceremony.

    Sorry if i pointed wrongly.

  11. I really enjoyed Hurt Locker, but I don’t feel it is worthy of all this hype and awards, especially Best Picture. Im also really disappointed that Inglourious Basterds didn’t win more awards (other than Best Supporting actor). I though this was an amazing movie; it had a much greater impact on me than Hurt Locker did.

    Although I knew Up was bound to win best Animated Feature, am I the only one who didn’t like this movie? I didn’t find it funny or entertaining at all. Im just glad Coraline didn’t win in that category, because that was just bad and weird.

  12. While I completely agree that Inglorious Basterds should have won more, I really didnt enjoy Up, it was predictable and I think Pixar have lost their way with the past few movies.
    I loved Coraline, I cannot remember the last time I watched a kids movie that genuinely freaked me out.

  13. I loved Tina Fey and Robert Downey, Jr. That was my favorite part of the awards show. That and Alec and Steve in the double Snuggy.

    I enjoyed the John Hughes Remembering. I did miss Emilio Estevez and Andrew McCarthy. I think they would've been a nice addition.

    Tim Robbins' speech to Morgan Freeman and Colin Farrell's to Jeremy Renner were the best. “It is Ted, right?” I thought that was really nice and put a personal touch on these nominations. Stanley Tucci on Meryl Streep – -spearheading a campaign to cap the nominations for one person at 16. Haha.

    I didn't like the salute to horror. Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart looked awkward standing up there and their lead in was misinforming.

    I think Hans Zimmer should've won best score for “Sherlock Holmes.” If Michael Giacchino was going to win for anything it should've been for the “Star Trek” score.

    Other than that, I think it was a rather enjoyable show.

  14. Along the same lines… the song that James Taylor sang, it's a theme song right? To some show that is just escaping my mind… Anybody know what that is?

  15. i only didnt like cameron didnt get the best director award… so much work, in a masterpiece, in innovation and originality and all the work for nothing.. but, at least, hurt locker will only remembered as a good movie from 2009 that win the oscar, but avatar always will be remembered as a massive seen movie, and a mark of innovation in cinema 😀 cameron ftw, cuz he do films to people not to the academy!!!!

  16. It was a Beatles song, 'In My Life'.

  17. Overall there weren't any surprises. I was just waiting for Best Director and Best Picture and hoping “Avatar” wouldn't win either of them… and it didn't! I am happy. I may have to see “The Hurt Locker” because the fact that Bigelow is Cameron's ex-wife just makes it even more awesome haha

    Also I looked up “Logorama” that one Best Animated Short Film and it's really good. If you haven't seen it, you should check it out. I found it on YouTube and iTunes

  18. The intro was dissapointing and Stiller was just plain AWFUL….the Twi”liters” were so out of place it was almost sad…..ALMOST. But the rest of show was really enjoyable and the comedy with Martin and Baldwin was very well done. I think the Academy sent Cameron a message….while Avatar was an amazing tech feast, as such a brilliant director cannot let your Aussie lead slip into his accent 7 times and your story has to be more than John Smith and a Native American Princess with respect to history. Bullock and Bridges deserved the awards but while Hurt Locker was such an intense piece of work, it is hard for me to give it best picture. ( I still vote for District 9 ). If you have ever paid attention to Star Trek's audio tracks, I would have given the award for sound mixing to Star Trek hands down. I also appreciated the fact that there were ten films in the running for best picture. It was a good night for film fans.

  19. I agree that Avatar and Star Trek were great experiences (With Avatar's being only if you watch it in 3D) But other than that, the acting in Avatar was good but not great, (Zoe Saldana overacted in several scenes which caused involuntary cringing) and Star Trek was a little too Sci-Fi to be considered by the general drama crowd to be the best movie of 2009. The Hurt Locker's acting and progression of story was very good, and (at least to me) was the easiest and most entertaining to watch of the three. I agree that at times it was a little boring, specifically the whole sniper part in the middle which felt kind of confusing in terms of time passed.
    The biggest difference between Avatar, Star Trek and The Hurt Locker, was that Hurt Locker was the only one that allowed me to answer any political or moral questions it asked without having it beat into me continuously (MAJOR REFERENCE TO AVATAR!) Star Trek had no big political message to question but that is do to it being a Sci-fi and doesn't (and shouldn't) have any overwhelming political reference. So with the long list 2009 had for movies, I'd say in terms of being an all around good movie, The Hurt Locker wins in my book.

  20. “Avatar” just won all the little tech awards so finally it won't be remembered as a great film, it'll be remembered for what it really is… A pretty looking movie with cool CGI. That's exactly what it is. A present with pretty wrapping paper, but nothing in the box.

  21. … District 9? While it offered a nice anti-cliche (At the start only, sadly) in the sense of an alien presence on Earth, the movie was incredibly predictable and very unbelievable.

    (SPOILER ALERT, if it's even necessary) The few unbelievable aspects I'll mention begins with the fact that in real life the second largest weapon building company would probably not want to, (or be allowed to) be the sole defense against and for the alien district. And if they were, wouldn't be plausible for such a large company to have a sizable force against one (half-octo man) and an alien bug as they attempt to take one of the biggest finds of the alien's twenty-year stay? The second, is why would the power for the alien ship be able to transform humans into Prawns? Third, why would there be absolutely no protection against the alien mothership flying away, or perhaps killing everyone? And finally, why, after all that had transpired, the humans would simply just move the Prawns rather than solve any underlying problems they had during the District 9 stay? These are just the major problems I found with the movie, and they may just be my opinion, but they seem to be some rather obvious troubles for Best Picture.

  22. Ditto. :)

  23. Ouch. Kofi, I now know what you meant by the Avatar haters.

  24. What's sad for me is, as much as there were memorable moments during the Oscars, I keep remembering the pseudo-acceptance speech for Music By Prudence. How on earth did that woman get on stage?

  25. Jeff Bridges… DUDE!!!! It's about time they gave it up! You the man Jeff!

    Hurt Locker was a great movie, it stays with you, in a way that films should. And a female director gave this war movie an edge, this script in other hands would've had John Cena and been changed to BomBs Away! Avatar was an achievement, but hey… it's on the high end of big budget nonsense, with Transformers 2 on the low end.

    It's like Dallas buying Minnesota's hockey team, so many years ago, buying the biggest stars, and then the stanley cup. But there's no heart… no, you need substance and sacrifice. Not 100 degree temperatures, with endless funds. Metaphors aside… in the end, oscar likes a fresh story.

    and Sandra Bullock can finally justify her insanely large salary. It's like Julia Roberts and Erin Brockovich all over again.

  26. Sorry man, I just can't willing promote a movie that has a beaten-to-death political statement, and very little originality.

  27. I guess the “academy” agreed with the message delivered by The Hurt Locker…

    Good thing Steve Martin was kind of funny because I wasn't interested in the majority of the nominees or winners… I did doze off toward the 3/4 mark though…

  28. I guess the “academy” agreed with the message delivered by The Hurt Locker…

    Good thing Steve Martin was kind of funny because I wasn't interested in the majority of the nominees or winners… I did doze off toward the 3/4 mark though…