Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker wins the Oscar for the Best Film. The film also wins the Best Editing and Best Sound Editing and Mixing.
Katherine Bigelow becomes first woman to win Best Director for her film The Hurt Locker. Bigelow is the first woman in the 82-year history of the Oscars to earn Hollywood’s top prize for filmmakers.
Jeff Bridges wins the Best Actor Award for Crazy Heart. He portrays Bad Blake, a washed-up country-western singer whose meeting with a young journalist may help him to turn his life around.
Sandra Bullock wins the Best Actress Award for The Blind Side. She plays Leigh Anne Tuohy, a suburban mom who takes in a homeless African-American teenager and encourages his talents as a football player.
Director James Cameron’s Avatar has bagged in all three Oscars.
Christoph Waltz won the supporting-actor Academy Award for his role as a sociable fiend of a Nazi in Inglourious Basterds.
Mo’Nique took home the Academy award for the Best Supporting Actress for Precious.
Animated film Up wins Best Original Score by Michael Giacchino.