It was a major blow for James Cameron and his Avatar crew this Sunday at the 82nd Academy Award Ceremony. The Iraq based movie directed by the Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) and starred by Jeremy Renner and Anthony Mackie swept six out of nine nominations this year causing a huge disappointment for the Avatar crew and fans.
The Hurt Locker story talks about a forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb. The star of the show won Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Editing , Best Director and Best Picture.
The best leading actor went to Jeff Bridges for his role in Crazy Heart and the best leading actress went for Sandra Bullock for her amazing part in The Blind Side.
Here are the the final results for the 82nd Academy Award Ceremony 2010:
Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)
Best Original Song: The Weary Kind (Crazy Heart)
Best Animated Feature: Up
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker)
Best Short Animation: Logorama
Documentary Short: Music By Prudence
Best Short Live Action: The New Tenants
Best Makeup: Star Trek
Best Adapted Screenplay: Geoffrey Fletcher (Precious)
Best Supporting Actress: Mo’Nique (Precious)
Best Art Direction: Avatar
Best Costume Design: The Young Victoria
Best Sound Editing: The Hurt Locker
Best Sound Mixing:
The Hurt Locker
Best Cinematography: Avatar
Best Original Score: Michael Giacchino (Up)
Best Visual Effects: Avatar
Best Editing: The Hurt Locker
Best Foreign Language Film: El Secreto de Sus Ojos (Argentina)
Documentary Feature: The Cove
Best Actor:Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)
Best Picture: The Hurt Locker
What do you think? Should Avatar have won more?