The Artist Wins Oscar for Best Picture

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<i>The Artist</i> Wins Oscar for Best Picture

The Academy Awards  wrapped up earlier this evening, and it was a big night for The Artist, which took home Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jean Dujardin) and Best Original Score. Meryl Streep took home the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in The Iron Lady. Woody Allen earned an award for Best Original Screenplay for Midnight in Paris. Paste also live blogged the event and made predictions for the awards ceremony, which you can check out here.

Take a look at some of the winners below, and you can see a complete list of winners at the Oscars’ website.

2012 Academy Award Winners

Best Motion Picture: The Artist

Best Actress in a Leading Role:   Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujardin The Artist

Best Original Screenplay: Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Descendants (Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash)

Best Achievement in Directing: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, The Help

Best Original Score: The Artist

Best Original Song: Bret McKenzie, “Man or Muppet” (The Muppets)

Best Documentary: The Undefeated