The 80th Academy Awards Originally uploaded by AccessWinnipeg

For those of you who could not sit through the 4 hour boring presentation of the Academy Awards last night.

Here is a summary of the major awards handed out.

The biggest upset? That out of all the movies, actors, and actresses that have won… Ratatouille (Best Animated Feature) is the only movie/person I have ever heard of! Where has the movies gone?!

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Feature films

Category Winner Producers or Director/Country
Best picture No Country for Old Men Scott Rudin, Joel and Ethan Coen
Best foreign language film The Counterfeiters Stefan Ruzowitzky (Austria)
Best documentary feature Taxi to the Dark Side Alex Gibney, Eva Orner
Best animated feature Ratatouille Brad Bird


Category Winner Film
Best Director Joel and Ethan Coen No Country for Old Men


Category Winner Film
Best actor in a leading role Daniel Day-Lewis There Will Be Blood
Best actress in a leading role Marion Cotillard La Vie En Rose
Best actor in a supporting role Javier Bardem No Country for Old Men
Best actress in a supporting role Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton


Category Winner Film
Original screenplay Diablo Cody Juno
Adapted screenplay Joel and Ethan Coen No Country for Old Men

Special honors

Category Winner
Academy Honorary Award Robert F. Boyle