took top honors at the 85th , winning the Oscar for Best Picture. The award, presented by First Lady Michelle Obama from the White House via satellite, capped off an eventful awards season for director/star Ben Affleck, who many believe had been snubbed without a directing nod. The Iran hostage crisis thriller also won awards for Editing and Best Adapted Screenplay.[ Related:]
made Oscar history, winning his career third Best Actor trophy for his title role as the 16th president in Steven Spielberg's historical drama
Recovering from a bit of a stumble up steps to the podium,breathlessly accepted the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in the David O. Russell comedy
dreamed a dream of Oscar gold and it came true, winning Best Supporting Actress for her turn as Fantine in the film adaptation of the hit musical
claimed the first trophy of the evening with a win for Best Supporting Actor for his role as bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz inwhile writer/director Quentin Tarantino won Best Screenplay for his slavery-era revenge thriller.
took home the Best Director trophy forearning the decorated Taiwanese filmmaker his second Oscar in the category. He previously won in 2005 for "Brokeback Mountain." "Life of Pi" earned a total of four awards, including Oscars for Cinematography, Visual Effects and Original Score.[ Photos:]
Director Michael Haneke accepted the award for Best Foreign Language Film for his acclaimed Austrian drama
a documentary about the search for a long-lost rock 'n' roll legend, won the award for Best Documentary Feature.
Pixar's adventurewon for Best Animated Feature -- the animation studio's seventh Oscar in the category. Walt Disney's "Paperman" won for Best Animated Short.
Pop vocalist Adele won the Oscar for Original Song for her soaring titular theme from the latest Bond film
In a rare Oscar tie,and "Skyfall" both won the award for Sound Editing. There have only been four previous ties in Academy Awards history, including in 1969, when Barbra Streisand and Katharine Hepburn both shared the Oscar for Best Actress for "Funny Girl" and "The Lion in Winter," respectively.
Here's the full list of winners:
Best Picture: "Argo"Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained"Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, "Les Misrables"Best Director: Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"Animated Feature Film: "Brave"Cinematography: "Life of Pi"Costume Design: "Anna Karenina"Documentary Feature: "Searching for Sugar Man"Documentary Short: "Inocente"Film Editing: "Argo"Foreign Language Film: "Amour" (Austria)Makeup: "Les Misrables"Original Score: "Life of Pi"Original Song: "Skyfall" from "Skyfall"Production Design: "Lincoln"Short Film (Animated): "Paperman"Short Film (Live Action): "Curfew"Sound Editing: "Skyfall" & "Zero Dark Thirty" (tie)Sound Mixing: "Les Misrables"Visual Effects: "Life of Pi"Best Adapted Screenplay: "Argo"Best Original Screenplay: "Django Unchained"