Argo won Best Picture, Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress for her eccentric performance in Silver Linings Playbook and Best Actor went to Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln. ...
Actor and director Ben Affleck's film Argo won the Oscar for Best Picture. AP
Actor Daniel Day-Lewis won Oscar for Best Actor in lead role for his outstanding performance in Lincoln. AP
Jennifer Lawrence bagged the Best Actress award for Silver Linings Playbook. AFP Photo
Anne Hathaway accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for Les Miserables during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. ...
Julie Dartnell, left, and Lisa Westcott pose with their award for best makeup and hairstyling for Les Miserables during at the Oscars at the Dolby ...
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Life of Pi director Ang Lee won Best Director for the same.
Bill Westenhofer, second from left, and the special effects team from Life of Pi accept the award for best visual effects during the Oscars at ...
Best Costume Design winner Jacqueline Durran addresses the audience onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. AFP Photo
As Michelle Obama announced the nominees and winner of the Best Picture category at the Oscars, conservative critics gave a big thumbs down to the handling of Hollywood's most important annual production.
The surprise appearance of the night was said to be jarring according to Christian Toto, assistant editor at Breitbart's Big Hollywood, the new York Daily News reported.
It seemed inappropriate if you're a film fan or a conservative or both like I am. She doesn't have any direct connection to Hollywood, so there's no real reason to give her the plummest gig of the evening, he said.
It reinforces the perception that Hollywood leans towards the left there's no way that this would have happened with Laura Bush giving out the night's biggest award, he added.
While Laura Bush was involved in the 2002 Oscar telecast during her husband's first administration it was a taped soundbite that appeared during a homage to movies.