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Oscar Winners: ‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns, Portman Soars

Colin Firth and Natalie Portman
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There weren’t a whole lot of surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards — as expected, “The King’s Speech” took the big prize as Best Picture. The film about King George VI overcoming his stutter also garnered a Best Actor statue for Colin Firth and a Best Director win for Tom Hooper.

“King”‘s four statuettes tied “Inception,” which also nabbed four awards in technical categories, for the most Oscars.

Oscar favorite Natalie Portman also took home the Best Actress statuette for her role in “Black Swan,” and Melissa Leo and Christian Bale of “The Fighter” cleaned up in the supporting role categories.

See the full list of winners after the jump:

Best Picture
“The King’s Speech”

Best Director
Tom Hooper – “The King’s Speech”

Best Actor
Colin Firth – “The King’s Speech”

Best Actress
Natalie Portman – “Black Swan”

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale – “The Fighter

Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo – “The Fighter”

Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler – “The King’s Speech”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin – “The Social Network”

Best Original Song
Randy Newman – “We Belong Together” (“Toy Story 3″)

Best Original Score
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - ”The Social Network”

Best Documentary Feature
“Inside Job”

Best Animated Feature
“Toy Story 3″

Best Documentary Short
“Strangers No More”

Best Live Action Short
“God of Love”

Best Animated Short
Shaun Tab & Andrew Ruhemann – “The Lost Thing”

Best Foreign Language Film
“In a Better World” (Denmark)

Best Visual Effects
Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley & Peter Bebb - ”Inception”

Best Costume Design
Colleen Atwood – “Alice in Wonderland”

Best Makeup
Rick Baker & David Elsey – “The Wolfman”

Best Sound Editing
Richard King – “Inception”

Best Sound Mixing
Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo & Ed Novick - “Inception”

Best Film Editing
Angus Wall & Kirk Baxter - ”The Social Network”

Best Cinematography
Wall Pfister – “Inception”

Best Art Direction
“Alice in Wonderland”

- Contributed by Jeremy Taylor

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