'Precious' Makes History, Mo' and Screenplay Win; Plus, Live Blogging from the Oscars

'Precious' Makes History, Mo' and Screenplay Win; Plus, Live Blogging from the Oscars

It's Oscar time! 

Published March 7, 2010

oscar It's Oscar time!  Stay here for updates on the Oscars, when the winners are announced their names will appear below in red.  Also, click here to read BET's Live Blog straight from the press room of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre -- blogged by BET's own Sian-Pierre!

Supporting Actress:
Mo'Nique, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. This makes Mo'Nique the fifth Black woman to win an Academy Award for acting! She joins the ranks of Hattie McDaniel , Whoopi Goldberg , Halle Berry and Jennifer Hudson .  Mo'Nique thanked Hattie McDaniel, Tyler Perry , Oprah Winfrey , her BET family, the Academy and said, "First, I would like to thank the Academy for showing that it can be about the performance and not the politics."  Congratulations Mo'Nique!

Adapted Screenplay:
Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire The first-time an African-American has won this award (third African-American nominated.

Supporting Actor:
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Animated Feature Film:
Coraline
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Princess and the Frog
The Secret of Kells
Up

Original Song:
"Almost There" from The Princess and the Frog, Randy Newman
"Down in New Orleans" from The Princess and the Frog, Randy Newman
"Loin de Paname" from Paris 36, Reinhardt Wagner and Frank Thomas
"Take It All" from Nine, Maury Yeston
"The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)" from Crazy Heart, Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett

Original Screenplay:
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman, The Messenger
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
Bob Peterson, Pete Docter, Tom McCarthy, Up

Documentary Short:
Music by Prudence, Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett

Sound Editing:
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Up

Cinematography:
Avatar
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The White Ribbon

Sound Mixing:
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Original Score:
Avatar, James Horner
Fantastic Mr. Fox, Alexandre Desplat
The Hurt Locker, Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
Sherlock Holmes, Hans Zimmer
Up, Michael Giacchino

Documentary Feature:
Burma VJ
The Cove
Food, Inc.
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Which Way Home

Film Editing :
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Actor:
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
George Clooney, Up in the Air
Colin Firth, A Single Man
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker

Actress:
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia.

Director:
James Cameron, Avatar
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Lee Daniels, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air.

Best Picture:
Avatar
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air

Click Here To Read BET's Live Blog Straight From the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre .  Be sure to check out our Oscar page full of all things Academy Awards .

Written by Clay Cane

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