It’s a dream of every filmmaker, actor, director and every single person associated with a movie, that they claim the Oscar award in their category. The 84th Academy Awards a.k.a. Oscar 2012, held today at Hollywood and Highland Center in California, was the gateway to the dreams come true for those excellent professionals of film industry.
The AMPAS bestowed award function was hosted Billy Crystal, who marked his presence for the 9th time as the host in the most elite award function in the film industry. Apart from this, Brian Grazer was the man behind producing and conducting the entire function in its signatory manner.
The 84th Academy Awards marked the movie, The Artist to be the best movie of the year 2011. The filmmaker Thomas Langmann acclaimed the award for his movie. Apart from this, the movie claimed four other awards too. Michel Hazanavicius received the award for best direction, Jean Dujardin for the best actor, Mark Bridges for the best costume design and Ludovic Bource received the elite award for the best original score for the movie.
Although, Hugo too received the same number of awards as of The Artist, but the only difference is that the best of the best awards were already claimed by the latter. Hugo was witnessed claiming the awards for best art direction, cinematography, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects.
Some of the other extremely good movies that lagged in the counts of the awards were The Iron Lady (Actress), Beginners (Supporting Actor), The Help (Supporting Actress), Rango (Animated Feature), Undefeated (Documentary), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Film Editing), A Separation (Foreign Language), The Muppets (Original Song), The Descendants (Adapted Screenplay), Midnight in Paris (Original Screenplay), The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (Short animated film), Saving Face (Short documentary) and The Shore (Short, live action); all claiming only one award each.