2013 Oscars – The Winners !


The Oscar 2013 winners and their Oscar  acceptance  speeches :

Best Picture – Argo



“It doesn’t matter how you get knocked down in life because that’s going to happen. All that matters is you have to get up.” – Ben Affleck



Best Director – Ang Lee

“Thank you, movie god” – Ang Lee

Best Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

“Before we decided to do a straight swap, I had actually been committed to play Margaret Thatcher, and Meryl was Steven’s first choice for Lincoln, and I’d like to see that version” – Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln ( He has made a record by winning it for the record third time , only  Katharine Hepburn has one award more than him she won 4 Academy awards between 1933 and 1981.)

Best Actress –  Jennifer Lawrence , Silver Linings Playbook



“That’s really embarrassing, but thank you.This is nuts! Thank you to the Academy, and thank you to the women this year…You’ve been so nice and made this so enjoyable.” - Jennifer Lawrence

Best Supporting Actor -Christopher Waltz , Django Unchained

“We participated in a hero’s journey, the hero here being Quentin” - Christopher Waltz

Best Supporting Actress – Anna Hathaway , Les Misérables’

“Someday, in the not too distant future, the misfortunes of Fantine will only be found in stories and never more in real life.” - Anna Hathaway

Best Adapted Screenplay - Argo, Chris Terrio

Best Original Screenplay -Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino

“This is the writers’ year” – Quentin Tarantino



Best Original Score: Life of Pi, Mychael Danna

Best Original Song: ”Skyfall,” Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth; Skyfall

Best Animated Feature Film: Brave

Best Animated Short Film: Paperman

Best Cinematography: Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Best Costume Design: Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran

Best Makeup & HairstylingLes Misérables

Best Live-Action Short Film: Curfew

Best Documentary Short Subject: Inocente

Best Documentary Feature: Searching for a Sugar Man

Best Foreign-Language Film: Amour (Austria)

Achievement in Sound Mixing: Les Misérables

Achievement in Sound Editing: Zero Dark Thirty & Skyfall

Achievement in Film Editing: Argo

Achievement in Production Direction: Lincoln

The Final tally , Life of Pi  won 4  Academy awards, Argo  and Les Miserables’  won 3 each, Lincoln , Django Unchained and Skyfall  won 2 each . So Life of Pi Sweeps the Oscars 2013.