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Oscar 2013 Live Blog

February 24, 2013  |  6:52pm
Oscar 2013 Live Blog

The 83rd Academy Awards are here. Join Paste editor Josh Jackson, film editor Michael Dunaway and others for our live blog. The ceremony begins at 8:30, but we’ll be riffing on the red carpet starting now. See our favorite Tweets below from Paste writers and others and send us your own tagged @JoshJackson or @MichaelDunaway. You can also stream the event below via Hulu.

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‏12:03 @braxtonpope: your move matt damon. #argo

12:03 ‏@CutToTChase: Ben Affleck is rapidly becoming the flashback version of the Most Interesting Man in the World. #Oscars #Argo

12:00 @Joypress: Aw, Hollywood does love a movie about Hollywood saving people!

Best Picture
Who’s Nominated:
Amour
Argo
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Who We Predicted: Argo
Who Should Win: Ang Lee, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Argo

11:59 @bazookaluca: Jack Nicholson and Michelle Obama buddy cop picture being pitched right now. #Oscars

11:59 @ComedyMuse: “Jack Nicholson only shows up to present Best Picture Oscars. Period. Slams phone down.” #Oscars

11:59 ‏@SchuylerPryor: Who does this woman think she is? Jack Nicholson was talking.

11:57 @HighMindedMW: Daniel Day Lewis is celebrating now. But later…later comes Daniel Night Lewis.

11:57 @ThatKevinSmith: Go get ‘em, @BenAffleck. You done great and you deserve this, sir. Fingers crossed… #SMoscars

11:57 @kimbontrager: Dear #Oscars: please bottle up the class & humility of Daniel Day Lewis, pour liberally over Oscars 2014. no matter what occurs.

11:54 @OfficialAdele: I just met Daniel fucking Day Lewis!!!

11:54 ‏@franklinleonard: The universe will have failed if this is the only time we get to see Daniel Day Lewis and Meryl Streep on screen together.

11:54 @BoobsRadley: Never forget to thank your agent and/or Lincoln’s ghost.

11:50 @joshjackson: Let’s get Daniel Day-Lewis to host next year! Funniest speech of the night.

11:49 @SklarBrothers: If the Orchestra started playing Chumbawamba when Lawrence went down that would’ve been cool.#igetknockeddownbutigetupagain #oscars

Actor in a Leading Role
Who’s Nominated:
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Who Will Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Who Should Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Who Won: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

11:45 @joshjackson: Jennifer still can’t escape Meryl Streep!

11:45 @braxtonpope: ‘i have to do that’ – ang lee thanking agent and lawyer. perfect.

11:45 ‏@lamoviedude: I think Ang deserved a special award for going 10 years without making another Hulk movie.

11:45 ‏@ReelGA: CAN’T WAIT TO HEAR JEAN DUJARDIN SAY QUVENZHANE WALLIS. #Oscars

11:45 ‏@DavidRoark: Jennifer Lawrence over Jessica Chastain. You. Have. To. Be. Kidding. Me. #Oscars

11:45 @CutToTChase: Trailer editors are frantically recutting the Catching Fire spots for “OSCAR WINNER JENNIFER LAWRENCE!” #Oscars

Actress in a Leading Role
Who’s Nominated:
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Who We Predicted: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Who Should Win: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Who Won: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

11:43 @TedHope: Ang projects true love for what he does & appreciation of all who work with him. One time he could not get movies made…

11:39 @yogoldsmith: Ang Lee – Whenever he does something with a tiger – he wins an Oscar!

Directing
Who’s Nominated:
Michael Haneke, Amour
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Ang Lee, Life Of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Who We Predicted: Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Who Should Win: Ang Lee, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Ang Lee, Life Of Pi

11:35 @BRMSick of this show… off to watch my Blu ray of CHICAGO, THE GREATEST AMERICAN MUSICAL OF OUR TIME!!!!!! #Oscars

11:35 @Wesley_MorrisLooking forward to that Michael Douglas and Jane Fonda remake of Amour.

11:30 @brendonjkelly Quentin can actually tell the orchestra to STFU and they will – Hero for writers. #Inspirational #Oscars2013

11:29 @ditzkoff: When this Oscars ceremony began the couple in Amour had just started dating.

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Who’s Nominated:
Michael Haneke, Amour
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
John Gatins, Flight
Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty

Who Will Win: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
Who Should Win: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
Who Won: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

11:23 @badbanana: There’s still time to ask Denzel to land this show upside down. #Oscars

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Who’s Nominated:
Chris Terrio, Argo
Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, Beasts Of The Southern Wild
David Magee, Life Of Pi
Tony Kushner, Lincoln
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Who Will Win: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Who Should Win: David Magee, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Chris Terrio, Argo

11:21 @rob_sheridan: Next year @DAVID_LYNCH should host. No opening. It starts abruptly in the middle. Backwards-talking midgets. Best Picture isn’t revealed.

11:15 @JeffreyGoldberg: Can Chicago beat Argo?

11:14 @GeorgeTakei: The only thing that could make the Oscars gayer, @SethMacFarlane, is if I hosted them.

Original Song
Who’s Nominated:
“Before My Time” From Chasing Ice
(Music and Lyrics: J. Ralph)
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” From Ted
(Music: Walter Murphy; Lyrics: Seth Macfarlane)
“Pi’s Lullaby” From Life Of Pi
(Music: Mychael Danna; Lyrics: Bombay Jayashri)
“Skyfall” From Skyfall
(Music and Lyrics: Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)
“Suddenly” From Les Misérables
(Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil)

Who Will Win: “Skyfall” From Skyfall
(Music and Lyrics: Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)
Who Should Win: “Suddenly” From Les Misérables
(Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil)
Who Won: “Skyfall” From Skyfall
(Music and Lyrics: Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)

11:07 @BRM: Anne Hathaway wins for her NOTHING COMPARES 2 U video.#Oscars

Original Score
Who’s Nominated:
Dario Marianelli, Anna Karenina
Alexandre Desplat, Argo
Mychael Danna, Life Of Pi
John Williams, Lincoln
Thomas Newman, Skyfall

Who Will Win: Alexandre Desplat, Argo
Who Should Win: Mychael Danna, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Mychael Danna, Life Of Pi

11:09 @carlreiner: I was so excited to discover I was not in the in memoriam! #Oscars

11:07 @kaseyraystokes: If I produced the Oscars, I would add a “Dead to Me” section and put people who I thought might be dead in it to see if it’s true or not.

11:05 @JeffDeutchman: In memorium: 35mm #shouldabeen

11:02 @joshjackson: The last person mentioned In Memorium was the guy who wrote the theme song for In Memorium?!? #Oscars2013

11:02 @aahrealbonsters: Bassey, J-Hud, Adele and now Babs? The theme of this year’s Oscars is DIVA.

10:59 @TheTweetOfGod: The sad thing is, many of the people in the ‘In Memoriam’ section were alive when the show began.

10:55 @lindsayeanet: Bets on how MacFarlane defends his shtick? Got $100 each on ‘I’m an equal-opportunity offender’ & ‘some of my best friends are…’ #Oscars

10:54 @Notgiamatti: When you say “actually convinced us that he was Lincoln,” you’re using hyperbole, right? RIGHT?

10:53 @JennyJohnsonHi5: Kristen Stewart looks like she’s posing for pictures taken by her creepy uncle in his basement. #Oscars

10:53 @CutToTChase: I want the next Indiana Jones to be about the search for the one thing that excites Kristen Stewart. #Oscars @michaeldunaway

10:50 ‏@ReelGA: “And I love my wife Adele. ...CALM DOWN, NOT THAT ONE.”#Oscars

10:50 @gah650: not often that I get to toss out a word like “lugubrious,” but if the Award Ceremony fits… #Oscars

10:48 @joelmchale: Kristen Stewart is limping because she sprained her ankle from being excessively disinterested. #OscarsWithJoel

Production Design
Who’s Nominated:
Sarah Greenwood (Production Design); Katie Spencer (Set Decoration) – Anna Karenina
Dan Hennah (Production Design); Ra Vincent and Simon Bright (Set Decoration) – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Eve Stewart (Production Design); Anna Lynch-Robinson (Set Decoration) – Les Misérables
David Gropman (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) – Life Of Pi
Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration) – Lincoln

Who We Predicted: Greenwood/Spencer, Anna Karenina
Who Should Win: Greenwood/Spencer, Anna Karenina
Who Won: Jim Erickson (Set Decoration) – Lincoln

10:42 @ericmortensen: Wow. This chick really loves Skymall.

10:40 @annleee: Q&A moderator actually apologizes for interrupting Adele’s performance. #oscars

10:40 @KANETYLERR: Kinda like an EGOT- but a “GOGG?” MT@billboard: If “Skyfall” wins Best Original Song, Adele would have Golden Globe, Grammy & Oscar. #Oscars

10:41 @celebrityhottub: The Oscar for Film Editing should always go to whoever keeps writing “NO” on Dan Aykroyd’s Ghostbusters 3 script.

10:39 @joshjackson: Adele singing Skyfall on the Oscars right now = so good. So was Shirley Bassey. #bondmusic

10:39 @ReelGA: Are they just skipping the presentation of the Oscar for Best Song and just letting that count?

10:38 @SteveMartinToGo: Adele’s orchestra is actually on the moon.

Film Editing
Who’s Nominated:
William Goldenberg, Argo
Tim Squyres, Life Of Pi
Michael Kahn, Lincoln
Jay Cassidy And Crispin Struthers, Silver Linings Playbook
Dylan Tichenor And William Goldenberg, Zero Dark Thirty

Who We Predicted: William Goldenberg, Argo
Who Should Win: William Goldenberg, Argo
Who Won: William Goldenberg, Argo

10:30 @poniewozik: I mean, it’s not like she clutched the statuette, danced and exclaimed “THE PRECIOUS!”

10:30 ‏@hammertonail: @SaraKiener “Jews and women? Who needs ‘em! Amiright? Hey, is this thing on?”

10:26 @caityweaver ANNE HATHAWAY BRAVELY CALLS FOR END TO THE VIOLENCE OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.

10:26: @joshjackson No shoutout for Victor Hugo? C’mon Anne. #Oscar2013

10:25: @KANETYLERR Anne Hathaway of dragging these things out. #Oscars

10:25 @youseless: How many oscars are the Allman brothers allowed to win?

10:24 @annleee: Anne Hathaway win = no reaction in the press room. #Oscars

10:23 @ReelGA: Hathaway’s Oscar clip is her entire performance. #Oscars

10:23 ‏@poniewozik: OK, I liked the Sound of Music gag. You just know Seth’s been waiting years for the chance to do that. #oscars

Actress in a Supporting Role
Who’s Nominated:
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

Who Will Win: Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
Who Should Win: Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Who Won: Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables

10:21 ‏@caityweaver: “My Oscar was given to me by a CGI teddybear who made Jew jokes and also I had to share it because it was a tie :-(

10:21 ‏@poniewozik: You mean to tell me we’re not going to get a live sound-edit-off tiebreaker? That is some B.S.! #oscars

10:17 ‏@annleee: Rodriguez “is genuinely a humble man and he wants to stay at home and watch it on television.” -why SUGAR MAN’s not at the #Oscars

10:16 @KANETYLERR: So… do they arm wrestle for it now? #Tie #Oscars

Sound Editing
Who’s Nominated:
Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van Der Ryn, Argo
Wylie Stateman, Django Unchained
Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton, Life Of Pi
Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers, Skyfall
Paul N.J. Ottosson, Zero Dark Thirty

Who We Predicted: Paul N.J. Ottosson, Zero Dark Thirty
Who Should Win: Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers, Skyfall
Who Won: Paul N.J. Ottosson, Zero Dark Thirty and Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers, Skyfall (tie)

10:14 @aahrealbonsters: Pretty sure there’s no greater “fuck you” than having to receive the greatest honor of your career from Ted. #Oscars2013

Sound Mixing
Who’s Nominated:
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia, Argo
Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes, Les Misérables
Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin, Life Of Pi
Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins, Lincoln
Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson, Skyfall

Who We Predicted: Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes, Les Misérables
Who Should Win: Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes, Les Misérables
Who Won: Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes, Les Misérables

10:10 @poniewozik: For equal time, each other Best Pic nominee will also get a musical number. Wait til you see ZERO DARK THIRTY’s! #oscars

10:10 @mcastimovies: If they do more than one song from LES MIS, I will shave my head and cry too. #oscars

10:09 @loulumenick: So that’s what it looks like to see Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway singing without a camera down their tonsils.

10:09 @nigelmfs: Seeing Les Miserables performed by actors in couture gowns feels…wrong. #Oscars

10:08 @poniewozik: My taste aside, this is a great show for people who love Seth MacFarlane and musical theater. Which is pretty much SethMacFarlane. #oscars

10:07 @daveweigelIt would be fun if Travolta had to give an award to “The Master”

10:05 @DavidRoark: Nope. Russell Crowe’s voice hasn’t improved. #Oscars

10:05 ‏@GreenyGone: WildCool, Jackman does my favorite tune from “Real Steel.”

10:05 @braxtonpope: people paid money to listen to russell crowe sing.

10:05 ‏@annleee: “I’d love to get a job. That would be the first thing that would be nice to get.” -Shawn Christensen, CURFEW #Oscars

10:01 @joelmchale: “Les Mis” was confusing. Why didn’t Hugh Jackman just use his adamantium claws to overthrow the French government? #OscarsWithJoel

10:00 @ReelGA: Mutes Jennifer Hudson and brings up Shirley Bassey on Youtube#Oscars

9:57 @caityweaver: Catherine Zeta-Jones is so excited to perform this song again in front of an audience other than her servants (every night).

‏9:57 @caityweaver: Catherine Zeta-Jones is so excited to perform this song again in front of an audience other than her servants (every night).

9:56 @kellyoxford: I need to wash out my brain after hearing John Travolta say “When I came of age”

9:56 ‏@cinefemale: Can’t wait to see more of Seth MacFarlane hating women.#BloorOscars

9:53 @marcmaron: HES MADE OUT OF WAX! #oscars

9:53 @joelmchale: Ben Affleck’s tux is by Armani, his shoes are by Gucci, and his beard is by See I’m A Director Now. #OscarsWithJoel #IAmJustJealous

Foreign Language Film
Who’s Nominated:
Amour (Austria)
Kon-tiki (Norway)
No (Chile)
A Royal Affair (Denmark)
War Witch (Canada)

Who Will Win: Amour (Austria)
Who Should Win: Amour (Austria)
Who Won: Amour (Austria)

Paste’s Annlee Ellingson is in the Oscar press room:

9:50 @annleee: “I was caught off guard. I did think Roger [Deakins, SKYFALL] was next in line.” -Claudio Miranda #cinematography #oscars

9:50 @annleee: Who are you most excited to see? BRAVE’s Brenda Chapman: “George Clooney.” Mark Andrew: “George Clooney.” #Oscars

9:49 @braxtonpope: orchestra used to drown out overlong speeches. now they loop dog collar & yank winners offstage apparently.

9:47 @poniewozik: All this is making pretty excited to see what Daniel Tosh will do as host next year, though. #Oscars

9:45 @AndyRichter: Someone please direct a short film called “Who Gives a Shit,” so we can all hear “and the winner is…Who Gives a Shit.”

Documentary (Feature)
Who’s Nominated:
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How To Survive A Plague
The Invisible War
Searching For Sugar Man

Who Will Win: Searching For Sugar Man
Who Should Win: Searching For Sugar Man
Who Won: Searching For Sugar Man

9:42 ‏@braxtonpope: ‘argo’ clear victor in best period opticals category. not close.

9:42 @brendonjkelly: Liam Neeson brings the same intensity to presenting as he does to fighting wolves #Oscars2013 @michaeldunaway

9:42 @CutToTChaseArgo, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty prove that knowing the ending doesn’t spoil the journey if it’s done well. #oscars @michaeldunaway

9:42 ‏@kellyoxfordI would pay Liam Neeson 1MILLION dollars to follow me around and shout “Get the fuck out of her way” for one afternoon. #oscars

9:40 @calummarsh: Liam Neeson would have rescued those hostages in Iran without any fake movie bullshit.

9:37 @KimmieDee_: Shirley Bassey is a singer. No vocal gymnastics necessary. Kids, make a note on how it’s done #oldschool #oscars

9:36 @BoobsRadley: Early to say, but Shawn Christensen might be the proud recipient of tonight’s prestigious “Who Is That I’d Do Him” award.

9:36 @DavidRoark: Tommy Lee Jones in the Ameriprise commercial is the highlight of the night thus far.

Documentary (Short Subject)
Who’s Nominated:
Inocente
Kings Point
Mondays At Racine
Open Heart
Redemption

Who We Predicted: Inocente
Who Won: Inocente

9:35 @hodgman: I heard once that Shirley Bassey’s backstage rider included 10 gals of tiger blood and an ice sculpture of a cyclops. AND NOW I BELIEVE IT

9:33 @toddbarry: I was called a “future A-lister.” Gotta take it with a grain of salt. #sigh #Oscars

Short Film (Live Action)
Who’s Nominated:
Asad
Buzkashi Boys
Curfew
Death Of A Shadow (“Dood Van Een Schaduw”)
Henry

Who We Predicted: Curfew
Who Won: Curfew

9:31 @brandonRohwerCouldn’t they have brought out a-Ha instead of Shirley Bassey?

9:31 @chrissyteigen: halle’s dress. good god. i bow down.

9:31 @poniewozik: It may already be RT @sarah_millar It’s rumoured this is going to be the longest Oscars ever at 4+ hours.

9:31 @pattonoswalt: This Bond montage is a tribute to awesome cars, martinis and stylish rape. #Oscars

9:28 @pattonoswalt: I 1000% love Adele. But she should be genuflecting next to Shirley Bassey right now. #Oscars

9:28 @GreenyGoneWild: So, is this what Adele will be doing in 50 years? #Oscars@michaeldunaway

9:26 @MeetInTheLobby Suddenly, and for one night only, Hollywood pretends to give a shit about George Lazenby. #Bond #oscars

9:25 @MichaelDunaway As I predicted, #ShirleyBassey brings the biggest star moment of the whole damn Oscar show.

9:25 @aahrealbonsters: EVERYONE SHUT UP SHIRLEY BASSEY IS HERE. #Oscars

9:22 @TremmlBrian: The “Music in Film” theme makes Wes Anderson’s lack of nomination seem particularly cynical this year

9:22 @CutToTChase: Guys, there was a guy who worked on The Hobbit named Peter Swords King. #Oscars #manifestdestiny

9:18 @joelmchale: “Les Miserables” is a shoo-in for best Makeup & Hair for their groundbreaking use of muttonchops. #OscarsWithJoel

Makeup and Hairstyling
Who’s Nominated:
Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel, Hitchcock
Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell, Les Misérables

Who We Predicted: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell, Les Misérables
Who Should Win: Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Who Won: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell, Les Misérables

9:18 @DamonLindelof: I would be like, “I’m not accepting this award until THE GOD OF THUNDER DOST APPEAR!!!”

9:18 @TVMcGee: In his most devastating move against the group yet, Loki wrote all the banter for that segment. #Avengers#Oscars

9:17 @DavidRoark: Most underrated movie of 2012: ANNA KARENINA. #Oscars

Costume Design
Who’s Nominated:
Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina
Paco Delgado, Les Misérables
Joanna Johnston, Lincoln
Eiko Ishioka, Mirror Mirror
Colleen Atwood, Snow White And The Huntsman

Who We Predicted: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina
Who Should Win: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina
Who Won: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina

9:13 @KANETYLERR What you can’t see on TV is the stage floor that drops out into a pool of great white sharks #Oscars

9:12 ‏@GreenyGoneWild: Was Claudio in the band Nelson? #Oscars @michaeldunaway

9:11 ‏@poniewozik: I’m assuming ScarJo is going to rappel down into the end of this presenter bit? #avengers #oscars

9:10 @JHoffman6: This guy’s gonna break into “Frankenstein” any minute. #obscure

9:11 ‏@BilgeEbiri: “From our cold, dead hands.” – The Academy, to Roger Deakins, every year

9:11 @pattonoswalt: Ah shit — should’ve gone with my “Goblin King from LABYRINTH wins!” joke. #scotch #Oscars

9:11 ‏@aishatyler: Seth throwing Clooney the minibar bottle: epic. Clooney catching, then opening it: freaking OWNING. Dunk attempt: DENIED.#letsgetpersonal

9:08 Jeff Goldsmith ‏@yogoldsmithAvengers Assemble for a musical number!

9:08 brendon john kelly ‏@brendonjkellySamuel L. Jackson’s suit looks amazing!!! – Hugh Hefner@Oscars2013 @michaeldunaway @michaeldunaway

9:07 @ReelGA: “Please welcome four Oscar nominated actors from THE AVENGERS and Chris Evans from THE AVENGERS.”

9:05 @gailmcinnes: I’m still busy writing the “I saw your penis” song, including Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Kevin Bacon

Visual Effects
Who’s Nominated:
Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White, Life Of Pi
Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick, Marvel’s The Avengers
Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill, Prometheus
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson, Snow White And The Huntsman

Who We Predicted: Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White, Life Of Pi
Who Should Win: Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White, Life Of Pi

Cinematography
Who’s Nominated:
Seamus McGarvey, Anna Karenina
Robert Richardson, Django Unchained
Claudio Miranda, Life Of Pi
Janusz Kaminski, Lincoln
Roger Deakins, Skyfall

Who We Predicted: Roger Deakins, Skyfall
Who Should Win: Claudio Miranda, Life Of Pi
Who Won: Claudio Miranda, Life Of Pi

Animated Feature Film
Who’s Nominated:
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band Of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

Who We Predicted: Wreck-It Ralph
Who Should Win: Brave
Who Won: Brave

8:59 @JHoffman6: Somewhere in Jersey my Dad went in the other room to watch a hockey game, leaving my mother and her white zinfandel alone.

8:59 @CutToTChase: Hey animated short winner – way to keep it animated and short. Well, short at least. #Oscars @michaeldunaway

Short Film (Animated)
Who’s Nominated:
Adam And Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels
Maggie Simpson In ‘The Longest Daycare’
Paperman

Who We Predicted: Paperman
Who Won: Paperman

8:58 @poniewozik Big light-up sign right now says STRAINED SYMPATHY LAUGHTER #oscars

8:58 ‏@brendonjkellyAnyone else noticed that their playing the theme to E.T.? I don’t have a joke there, I just think it’s weird #Oscars2013 @michaeldunaway

8:58 ‏@aswinnI think everyone complaining that this is the worst Oscars ever has a very short memory. I’ll remind you with two words: James. Franco.

8:54 ‏@JHoffman6 White guy wins for slavery movie.

8:53 @IndieFocus: So much pre-written copy being furiously revised right now all over the world.

8:52 @robcorddry: Seth MacFarlane has so far been way funnier than anyone on twitter. #oscars

8:51 @ReelGA: Cool, Christoph Waltz now has two Oscars for the same performance. @michaeldunaway

Actor in a Supporting Role
Who’s Nominated:
Alan Arkin, Argo
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Who We Predicted: Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Who Should Win: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Who Should Really Win: Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Who Did Win: Christoph Waltz

8:47 @aahrealbonsters Seth MacFarlane couldn’t decide if he wanted to be Ricky Gervais or Billy Crystal tonight and wound up missing the mark on both. #Oscars2013

8:47 @gah650 if they wanted michael buble, why didn’t they hire michael buble?

8:46 @carriebyalick Oh fuck. he just dissed Adele. All women now officially pissed #seth

8:45 @LouLumenick: Maybe Shatner can save us time and tell us who won the awards tonight.

8:43 @danharmon: JIM BEAM ME UP

8:43 @JoeKeohane Does anyone else think this guy sounds JUST LIKE the dog from Family Guy? #oscars

8:42 @emmagkeller Tommy Lee Jones might have laughed but I haven’t yet. #oscars

8:37 @mjchaney Oh…. so the jokes were flat on purpose!

8:35 @badbanana: Seth MacFarlane’s teeth are so white they spent the afternoon watching the Daytona 500. #Oscars

8:34 @ReelGA: How many seconds before the first “Family Guy” voice?@michaeldunaway

8:34 ‏@brendonjkelly: Dude, Why isn’t Seth MacFarlane doing the Stewie voice right now?! – Every 17-year-old stoner watching… #oscars2013

8:29 @JennyJohnsonHi5: I literally prayed for Queen Latifah to try and breastfeed Kristen Chenoweth. #Oscars #SheComesUpToHerTits

8:29 ‏@carynjames: ABC pre-show a diabolical plot to make the actual Oscar show look good by comparison, no matter how bad. Chenowith their secret weapon

8:27 Steve Kandell ‏@SteveKandellIf you didn’t want Kristin Chenoweth to host this, then you shouldn’t have left the trail of Reese’s Pieces to the theater.

8:27 Hudsonette ‏@hudsonetteWeird visuals with Queen Latifah and Chenoweth in one frame. Feeling dizzy.

8:25 Reel Georgia ‏@ReelGARenée Zellweger looks like if a newborn kitten was only 10% as cute.

8:25 brendon john kelly ‏@brendonjkellyHilarious practical joke. Someone handed Renee Zellweger a handful of Sourpatch Kids before her interview! Ha!!@michaeldunaway #oscars

8:25 Monica Castillo ‏@mcastimoviesBonus points to all the folks that failed to spell Renee Zellweger’s name. #oscars

8:23 @roadsidetweets: If the #Oscars don’t seat Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field in these box seats = MISSED OPPORTUNITY pic.twitter.com/dpe4SpPBiD

8:23 brendon john kelly ‏@brendonjkellyI love that Daniel Day Lewis is still rocking those Abe Lincoln teeth. That’s commitment. #Oscars #MethodActing

8:21 @juliasegal: Kristin Chenoweth thinks people are going into the venue but they are just running away from her. #Oscars

8:19 @mshowalter I’d like to hear Buffalo Bill from “Silence Of The Lambs” walk the red carpet and answer the “Who are you wearing?” question.

8:18 @shariv67: I looked at George Clooney and my dead ovaries kicked into gear like an ancient, dust-encrusted generator.

8:17 @chrissyteigen: Holy Jamie Foxx’s daughter batman

8:14 @carriebyalick: oh good, gaining more fans by the minute by saying how losing weight wasn’t difficult! Yay Anne! #oscars

8:11 @mattsinger: As an actor, Robert De Niro can play almost anything except interest in an interviewer’s questions.

8:10 @DLoesch: Average #Oscars red carpet question: “How hard is it to be so awesome in every way, every day, being you?”

8:10 @aahrealbonsters: I want to give George Clooney’s hair all the Oscars.

8:09 @JHoffman6: Sandra Bullock auditioning for the role of White Uhura with that thing behind her ear

8:09 ‏@brendonjkelly: George Clooney “Win or lose, I’ll be drinking tonight” – Spoken like a true Irishman. #oscars

8:09 @kiva_janeGeorge: Clooney’s beard just made Ben Affleck’s cry.

8:08 @brendonjkelly: Adele’s dress weighs 15 kilos. Which means what exactly? We’re Americans damnit. Kilos are for cocaine. #oscars

And the answer to how long will it take before Anne Hathaway’s nipples had a Twitter account… 7:39 @AnnesNipples How long until that bitch Angelina shows up and tries to steal our thunder?

8:06 @UNTRESOR: Oscar Fact: Every single person you’ve seen onscreen up to this point has been Daniel Day-Lewis. He’s just that good. #Oscars

8:04 @TheNardvark Pretty rude of them to show Jennifer Aniston’s biological clock counting down in the corner of the screen during her interview. #Oscars

8:03 @PFTompkins Has anyone ever shown up on the Oscar red carpet wearing a T-shirt? I’D WAGER THAT WOULD SHAKE THE ACADEMY TO ITS VERY FOUNDATIONS!

8:03 @BilgeEbiri: “The people of Iran despise hostility & resentment.” – Asghar Farhadi at the Oscars, 2012. “Argo fuck yourself” – the Oscars, 2013

8:01 @HESherman: Is it too much to hope that Tommy Lee Jones will punch out Ryan Seacrest before the #Oscars begin?

7:57 @jordyw: It’s really fun judging the celebrities’ couture as I sit here in my flannel Eddie Bauer PJs. #oscars

‏7:57 @Breznican: Crew guys just wheeled in a two-tier cart carrying all 50 Oscars.@SamuelLJackson happened to be walking by. “Take ‘em to the car,” he said.

7:56 @aahrealbonsters “If you like me, you’re 80% there..unless you’re crazy or a psychopath or whatever.” Robert De Niro, who doesn’t seem to know how jokes work

7:55 @JHoffman6: Robert DeNiro! Do that thing where you go “Ayyyyy!” and make a frown.

7:51 @GerryDuggan “Who are you wearing?” Her name was Anne Hathaway. It looks nice for the cameras, but her husk chafes my lizard skin.

7:48 @kellyoxford: “Isn’t that Miley Cyrus’s Dad?” – Henry, age 9 about Keith Urban.

7:48 ‏@tomandlorenzo: ABC is interviewing non-celebrity people at the #Oscars. Why? That’s like interviewing lazy people at the Olympics.

7:47 @BlitznBeans: Best Short: Martin #Oscar

7:46 @JamesRadio: BRADLEY COOPER: Well this role really changed me as a person and as an actor. Then again, I’m filming Hangover 3, so… #Oscars

7:44 ‏@carriebyalick: I would rather watch an infomercial for p90x right now WTF ABC?#oscars

7:43 @Pontifex: Wish I saw SILVER LININGS earlier – coulda solved all my probs w a dance contest.

7:41 @milesmaker: The #Oscars are chosen by 5,765 voting members @TheAcademy: 94% white, 77% male, 2% Black, 2% Latino, 86% over 50 years old, median age 62.

7:40 ‏@mattsmallbone: Male actor: tell me about your next movie? Female actor: tell me about your dress? #redcarpetquestions #oscars

7:36 @come_back_shane: Anne Hathaway just won Best Unsupported Actress. #Oscars

7:35 ‏@ChrisRstrib: Rooting for Beasts of Southern Wild. Still pondering it 3 weeks later. Also, my wife hated it, so I want to gloat & feel superior. #oscars

7:34 @buckhollywood: Sideboob is NOT A TREND! Sideboob is a Lifestyle. #Oscars

7:33 @TeamCoco: Don’t forget authentic Hollywood cuisine for your #Oscars Party, like celery, ice cubes and sleeping pills.

7:28pm @michaelianblack: A thousand bucks to anybody who thanks “Our glorious leader Kim Jong-un” during their Oscar speech tonight.

7:31 @kellyoxford: NEVER FORGET: 3 years ago Sandra Bullock was married to that tattooed Nazi and he got to sit front row at the Oscars.

7:29 ‏@Lyn3333: I wonder how long it will take for someone to start tweeting as Anne Hathaway’s Nipples? #oscars

7:26 @drewmagary: Naomi Watts could use some hairspray. She looks like she’s still trapped in the tsunami.

7:26pm @TheOnion: Watching the red carpet show. It’s fascinating how many different types of clothes there are. Pants, shoes, skirts—the list goes on and on.

7:22 @aswinn: Also, I really do not need this very personal relationship I now have with Anne Hathaway’s nipples. #nippleshields

7:22 @brianstelter: Anne Hathaway almost redeemed herself by saying she’s a fan of the game Crimes Against Humanity. Except it’s called CARDS Against Humanity.

7:21 @brendonjkelly: Seacrest, you adorable little munchkin, you make these women look like Amazons! #oscars

7:18 @ThatKevinSmith: It’s HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST NIGHT! I know this because the Oscars are happening down the street from my house, fucking up pizza delivery…

7:17 @aishatyler: Jennifer Lawrence looks amazing. She also looks like a gust of wind’d make her float away like a sexy angry Mary Poppins.#letsgetpersonal

7:17 ‏@StevenAmiri: Oscar Fact: Seth MacFarlane is the first Oscar host to have merchandise currently sold at Spencer’s Gifts. #Oscars

7:15 @juliasegal: Still trying to find a loophole so we can give Lena Dunham an Oscar tonight.

7:14 Matt Cohen ‏@Matt_D_CohenThey don’t even try to Quevanzhane Wallis’ name.

7:14 ‏@daverawkblog: Whatever happens tonight, MOONRISE KINGDOM was robbed#oscars

7:13 ‏@Michael_Haneke: cant wayt 2 meet ryan sikh arrest on the red carpit! shell b the most famusist lesbian i ever met! lol

7:13 @brendonjkelly: Jennifer Hudson still doesn’t believe she has an Oscar. Neither do we. #oscars

7:12 ‏@TheAcademy: “I can’t sit down and feel like my organs are being pushed out of my body” – @AmandaSeyfried on her #Oscars dress

7:11 @caityweaver: “What’s your fitness secret, Kristin Chenoweth?” “My body is the host of an ancient evil! At every moment it is eating me from the inside!”

7:11 Don’t forget to check out Paste’s Oscar predictions and proclamations bit.ly/WZ1jxq

7:10 @joelmchale: I’ve got a 6-foot party sub, a fifth of Scotch, and a pee bucket – I’m ready for Tinseltown’s most glamorous night! #OscarsWithJoel

7:10 @aswinn: Where is Angelina’s leg when you need it? Or even better, how about an Aniston baby bump? #bringitstars #Imbored

7:09 @toddstarnes: I think it’s incredibly appropriate that Hollywood’s greatest award is the statue of an emasculated man. #oscars

7:06 @poniewozik: Dustin Hoffman said the Oscars have not changed a “titch,” which is a great word to use if you want to swear without getting bleeped.

7:05 @toddbarry: Nice of Ryan Seacrest to tell Dustin Hoffman he “saw the trailer” for his new movie. #ERedCarpet #Oscars

‏7:04 @leilaclaire: All of @Refinery29 just squealed over how cute Sally Field and @hitRECordJoe are. LIKE JERKS

7:03 @sundancefest: 5 and just learning to read, @IAMQUVENZHANE was cast as #Hushpuppy. Now she’s a 9 yr-old #Oscar nom! http://bit.ly/WYTKDI -@BeaststheMovie

7:01 @JustJared: Jessica Chastain – #Oscars 2013 Red Carpet: Jessica Chastain looks gorgeous on the red carpet! http://goo.gl/5jxjR

7:00 @DamienFahey: E!’s red carpet coverage lumbers into its 6th hour of non-stop yammering, making it nearly indistinguishable from Lincoln. #Oscars

7:00 @DerekBlasberg: Amanda Seyfreid is basically wearing a richer version of the dress the girl I took to my 8th grade spring fling mixer was wearing#Oscars

6:59 @capricecrane: “Bitch, please. I’ve been starving for 12 years.” – every other actress after hearing Jennifer Lawrence tell Ryan Seacrest she’s “starving.”

6:59 @hudsonette: I don’t know about wearing diamond necklaces down the back. Uncomfortable to sit down. But I’d like to have that choice.

6:59 ‏@aoscott: arrived in the @nytimes #Oscar war room with @carr2n who looks smashing in his Dior Haute Couture

6:59 @usweekly #Oscars: MacFarlane’s opening number and guest stars revealed: http://usm.ag/15I1sK4

6:58 @brendonjkelly: Hmmmm…. Ryan Seacrest needs to wear heels! 5’8”? Not likely….#oscars

6:57 @realcadymcclain: Amy Adams dress is a knockout! She’s a bit overwhelmed by it, however. That dress needs a queen. #Oscars2013

6:56 ‏@chrissyteigen: it’s bad but i always think bryan cranston and james carville are dying and i get sad until john tells me they aren’t

6:54 ‏@brendonjkelly Jacki Weaver is wearing $2Million dollars worth of diamonds. Take that Luxembourg’s GNP. #oscar

6:53 @brendonjkelly: Channing Tatum, sure to clean up in the recently announced category ‘Best Thong’ @michaeldunaway #Oscars

6:53 @TheAcademy: @TheAcademyEverybody’s a winner at the #Oscars tonight. Except, of course, for the people that lose.

6:53 @michaeldunaway: REd carpet for your fingers? What will they think of next?! I hope it’s red carpet for cats. #oscars

6:53 @michaeldunaway: Chris Tucker’s Rush Hour money finally ran out! Welcome back, we missed you. #oscars

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