Follow us Live as we sit back armed with Coke and Popcorn and enjoy the 82nd Oscars live from Hollywood. Check back with us as we collate the winners and high lights of this massive event.
Recent Update :
(5:59 pm nzst) It does.. The Hurt Locker takes out the Best Picture
(5:57 pm nzst) Is it going to be a final sweep for The Hurt Locker… The clock ticks on…
(5:55 pm nzst) WOW… Kathryn Bigelow wins the Directing category. Taking it away from other amazing directors.
(5:54 pm nzst) Interestingly Sandra Bullock has won both a Razzie and an Oscar in the same year. I think this is the first for an Actress or Actor.
(5:50 pm nzst) Sandra Bullock wins Best Actress for The Blind Side.
(5:35 pm nzst) In true Academy Style, the Oscars are now offically running late. TV Stations will be frantically shuffling programming.
(5:28 pm nzst) FANTASTIC… Jeff Bridges takes Best Actor for Crazy Heart… Epic..
(5:22 pm nzst) Now were into the business end of the Awards.. The big awards left now.. Whos going to come out on top..
(5:21 pm nzst) Best Foreign Language Film heads off to an Argentinian Flick called The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)
(5:15 pm nzst) Were starting to wonder if District 9 will come away with anything at this rate.
(5:13 pm nzst) Hurt Locker picks up another with Best Film Editing.
(5:09 pm nzst) Never seen The Cove… I hear its about Marine Animals… Should take a look me thinks..
(5:07 pm nzst) The Cove takes Best Documentary.
(5:03 pm nzst) Although it would have been nice to see District 9 get that one.
(5:02 pm nzst) Avatar wins Best Visual Effects. Again no surprise there considering the nature of the movie.
(5:00 pm nzst) As we head into the final straight, Hurt Locker leads the Oscar race with 3 while Avatar, Precious and Up follow closely behind.
To read the history check out the rest of this entry….
(4:58 pm nzst) And were back to awards with UP taking Best Original Score.
(4:55 pm nzst) Entertainment Fills the Auditorium. Guess we will be going hammer tongs to the closing bell.
(4:40 pm nzst) Avatar swings back with best Cinematography. No surprises there really.
(4:35 pm nzst) We got a feeling Hurt Locker’s going to topple Avatar.
(4:32 pm nzst) Hurt Locker also takes Best Sound Mixing. Thats three category wins so far. Well Done.
(4:28 pm nzst) Hurt Locker takes another category with Best Sound Editing. This going to be a close fight with Avatar we think.
(4:25 pm nzst) Best costume design goes to The Young Victoria.. You know you never see generic movies about average suburbia win this category 🙂
(4:16 pm nzst) Will this be the start of a clean sweep for Avatar?
(4:15 pm nzst) Avatar makes an appearance and immediately wins Best Art Direction
(4:03 pm nzst) And Precious takes an early lead in the movie stakes. Mo’Nique wins Best Supporting Actress.
(3:57 pm nzst) It would be fair to say that this is looking like an even spread at the moment. Nothing seems to be dominating in the Oscar states. Although to be fair Avatar hasn’t yet been able to flex its muscles yet. So who knows.
(3:54 pm nzst) Precious is based on the novel Push by Sapphire.. Defintely worth going to watch.
(3:53 pm nzst) Precious wins best Adpated Screenplay.. Well deserved win there..
(3:48 pm nzst) Star Trek wins Best Makeup.. seriously.. why wouldnt they.. you seen those Klingons? 🙂
(3:39 pm nzst) The New Tennants wins Short Film, Live Action. A few good actors in this one.
(3:37 pm nzst) Logorama wins best Animated Short Film.
(3:36 pm nzst) Music with Prudence wins Documentary Short. Havn’t seen it myself, anyone else watched this?
(3:34 pm nzst) It would be fair to say that so far the Filmguide team are well please with Christopher Waltz’s win. He definitely deserved that one.
(3:33 pm nzst) Hurt Locker wins Best Original Screenplay.
(3:22 pm nzst) UP wins its nomination in the Best Animated Feature.
(3:20 pm nzst) Christopher Waltz wins his much deserved Supporting Actor nomination in Inglorious Basterds.
(3:14 pm nzst) Crazy Heart starts the Oscar race with its win in the Original Song Category with “The Weary Kind” Music and Lyric by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett.
(2:43 pm nzst) As they slowly clear thru the Red Carpet, What is your pick for the Oscars? How do you think the team at Weta Studios will do? leave your comments.
(2:02 pm nzst) Well.. Looks like.. Were going to be waiting a bit longer for the start as the Fabulous and Famous take some time down the Red Carpet.
(1:20 pm nzst) Were 40 Minutes away from the Start of the Oscars. Red Carpet madness underway.