Pakistani documentary film Saving Face was honoured with the Oscar award for best documentary (short) at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony .
Meryl Streep has been called many things during a Hollywood career that has seen her win 17 Oscar nominations and three Academy Awards: living legend, national treasure, American icon.
Christopher Plummer crowned a six-decade acting career with a long-overdue Oscar, a best supporting actor trophy for his role as an ailing widower who comes out as gay in Beginners. At 82, he becomes the oldest actor ever to win an Oscar.
The 84th Academy Awards for best sound editing and best sound mixing went to Hugo. The Martin Scorsese film beat other nominees like Drive, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and War Horse for the best sound editing trophy, collected by Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty.
Director David Fincher’s The Girl With Dragon Tattoo won the golden statuette for best editing for Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall at the 84th Academy Awards.
The Johnny Depp-voiced Rango, an adventure about a colorful chameleon helping a parched desert village to find water, won the best animated feature Oscar. The film beat Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, France's A Cat in Paris, and Spain's Chico & Rita.
Jean Dujardin won the Oscar for best performance by an actor in a leading role on Sunday for the silent film The Artist, in which he plays an actor in 1920s Hollywood. Dujardin, 39, is the first French actor to win a best actor Oscar.
France's Michel Hazanavicius on Sunday took home the Oscar for best director for silent movie The Artist, at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. The 44-year-old, who triumphed over veterans, had already won a series of gongs for his black-and-white homage to the silent movie era.
Martin Scorsese's Hugo was in the lead more than halfway through the 84th Academy Awards, but hotly-tipped silent film The Artist was still vying for some of the top prizes. Scorsese's 3D adventure had won five Oscars against two for The Artist.
Octavia Spencer won the best supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of a mouthy, endearing housemaid who reluctantly tells her story in the US civil-rights era film The Help. A tearful Spencer earned a standing ovation from the audience.
A Separation won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to clinch the honor. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film focuses on a couple going through a divorce.
Undefeated won the Oscar for best documentary feature on Sunday, an inspiring story about a struggling high school football team in a poor Memphis neighborhood.
Veteran Oscars host Billy Crystal launched Hollywood's biggest night Sunday with a spoof video skit featuring the year's key nominees, as silent film The Artist eyed Academy Awards gold.
For a black-tie affair, it was the color white that dominated the red carpet fashion at the Academy Awards on Sunday night with a range of stars from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez choosing the soft look.
Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie The Artist is widely seen as the choice for best movie.