The Oscars ceremony for 2013 was full of classy performances with its music in cinema theme. Unfortunately Seth MacFarlane's boring bantering script with crass, crude, derogatory jokes brought portions of the Oscars ceremony to its lowest levels. The robotic teddy bear with Mark Wahlberg with sexual jokes coming out of its mouth (with children in the audience) was another low point. These were periods in the ceremony for the mute button. Fortunately, the visual spectacle and moving music won the day.
The performance by Cast of Les Miserables was a Highlight! In Memoriam was beautiful and classy!
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Best Animated Short Film- Paperman
Best Animated Feature Film- Brave
Achievement in Cinematography- Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda
Achievement in Visual Effects- Life of Pi
Achievement in Costume Design- Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
Achievement in Makeup & Hairstyling- Les Misérables
Best Live-Action Short Film- Curfew
Best Documentary Short Subject- Inocente
Best Documentary Feature- Searching for a Sugar Man
Best Foreign-Language Film- Amour (Austria)
Achievement in Sound Mixing- Les Misérables
Achievement in Sound Editing- Zero Dark Thirty & Skyfall
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role- Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Achievement in Film Editing- Argo
Achievement in Production Direction- Lincoln
Original Score- Life of Pi, Mychael Danna
Original Song- "Skyfall," Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth; Skyfall
Adapted Screenplay- Argo, Chris Terrio
Original Screenplay- Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings
Playbook Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings
Playbook Achievement in Directing- Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role- Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Best Motion Picture- Argo
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