09:50 08 March 2010
War drama 'The Hurt Locker' triumphed at the Oscars this year, winning big over James Cameron's hotly tipped sci-fi spectacle 'Avatar'.
Kathryn Bigelow's film walked away with Best Picture and Director at the 82nd Academy Awards, making Bigelow the first woman to win a directing Oscar and only the fifth female nominated in Oscar history.
Her film was up against her ex-husband's 'Avatar' - the most popular film in cinema history. Both films were nominated for nine awards, with 'The Hurt Locker' ultimately leaving with six while three went to 'Avatar'.
"There's no other way to describe it - it's the moment of a lifetime," Bigelow said. I dedicate this award to the men and women all over the world who wear a uniform: They are there for us, and we're there for them."
The rest of the night was somewhat predictable in terms of winners, with Jeff Bridges picking up Best Actor for 'Crazy Heart' after four previous nominations and Christoph Waltz scoring Best Supporting Actor for his heavily lauded role in Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds'.
Sandra Bullock continued her winning streak by scooping Best Actress for 'The Blind Side', while relative newcomer Mo'Nique was named Best Supporting Actress.
The hosts of the industry award bash were Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, who recently co-starred in 'It's Complicated'.
The winners in full:
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 lyric 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: MoNique, 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 Editing: 'The Hurt Locker'
Best Foreign Film: 'El Secreto de Sus Ojos'
Best Documentary Feature: 'The Cove'
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges, for 'Crazy Heart'
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock, for 'The Blind Side'
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, for 'The Hurt Locker'
Best Picture: 'The Hurt Locker'
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