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I’m sure this gets said every year but the films and actors (and actresses for political correctness) that were in the running for the major prizes at today’s Academy Awards were ridiculous!

Colin Firth & The King’s Speech took major honours with best lead actor and best film respectively, while Natalie Portman was rewarded for her scintillating performance in/as the Black Swan. Christian Bale and Melissa Leo took out the best supporting male and female actors for their roles in The Fighter.

The King’s Speech‘s phenomenal outing was continued as Tom Hooper took out the best director award (over the likes of Aronofsky, Fincher, The Coen Brothers and David O. Russell) as well as the ‘best original screenplay writing’.

The Social Network scooped three Oscars for writing, music and editing while Inception took home four in the sound, visual and cinematography sections. Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland both received two awards to round out the multiple winners.

Despite ten nominations True Grit failed to win any awards and 127 Hours came up short in all five nominated categories. James Franco was however fantastic as co-host with the beautiful Anne Hathaway and I know the video is crappy quality but it’ll give you a good idea of the opening skit the two made.


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