Colin Firth, Melissa Leo, Randy Newman, Natalie Portman, Aaron Sorkin, et al. Win Academy Awards
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards were presented on Sunday, February 27 and aired live on ABC. Anne Hathaway and James Franco co-hosted tthe ceremony.
Best Picture was awarded to The King's Speech, while Tom Hooper was named Best Director for his work on the film .Acting winners included stage veterans Colin Firth (The King's Speech), Natalie Portman (Black Swan), and Melissa Leo (The Fighter). In addition, Christian Bale was named Best Supporting Actor for The Fighter.
Playwright Aaron Sorkin won Best Adapted Screenplay for The Social Network, while.Best Original Screenplay was awarded to David Seidler for The King's Speech. The award for Best Animated Film was given to Toy Story 3. ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Oscars: Best Original song, ‘We Belong Together,’ Randy Newman
Randy Newman finally wins his SECOND Oscar. Love Randy Newman. Why does he slur his songs so much?
“It’s not really good television to take a list out of your pocket…”
“I just have to thank these people. I don’t WANT to. I want to do good television.
“The hell with it.” ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Academy Awards 2011: Randy Newman wins Oscar for Best Original Song for We Belong Together from Toy Story 3
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The big big Kevin Spacey self introducing himself as George Clooney is on stage to present the Original Songs and Randy Newman performance followed by Zachary Levi alongside Mandy Moore singing Tangled´s song I see the light; after a while, coming back to this category, Jennifer Hudson presents AR Rahman and Florence to perform If I rise from 127 hours, and afterwards Gwyneth Paltrow singing Coming Home from Country Strong.
Oscar for Best Original Song on a Film!
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Live at the Oscars: Randy Newman Wins His Second Oscar for Best Song, Toy Story 3
Nominated 20 times, Randy Newman celebrates his second win, for best song “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3. His last win was best song for Monsters, Inc., another Pixar film, where he has done six pictures. ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Oscars: 'Toy Story 3's' Randy Newman wins for original song
"We Belong Together" from the film "Toy Story 3," with music and lyrics by Randy Newman, won the Oscar for original song Sunday night at the 83rd Academy Awards.
Newman, who had received his 20th Oscar nomination for the song, also sang it in the film. His lone previous win came in 2002 for his original song "If I Didn't Have You" from "Monsters, Inc." Earlier this month, he took home a Grammy Award for score soundtrack album for motion picture, television or other visual media for "Toy Story 3." ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Oscars 2011: Randy Newman takes the Best Original Song
"My percentages aren't great," admitted Randy Newman on the Academy Award stage.
Before tonight, he'd been nominated for the Oscar for Best Original Song nineteen times, and only won once. Now, he's two for twenty. "We Belong Together," the spunky piano-rock number from Pixar's "Toy Story 3" earned him the golden statuette. The "Short People" singer, who last won in 2001 with "I Didn't Have You" from "Monsters, Inc." -- another Pixar film -- seemed shocked to take the award, and his halting acceptance speech was an unconventional one. ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Oscars 2011: Randy Newman Wins Oscar For Best Original Song
Randy Newman won his second Academy Award Sunday evening for the song “We Belong Together” from the animated film Toy Story 3.
Newman has been nominated 20 times for the Oscar, having won the statue previously for Best Song in 2001 with “If I Didn’t Have You” for the animated film Monsters, Inc.
Newman gave a warm and humorous speech while accepting his second Oscar, noting that with his 20 nominations his percentages haven’t been that good. ( Read Randy Newman more... )
Randy Newman Performs 'We Belong Together' from 'Toy Story 3' at Oscars
Venerable Hollywood songsmith Randy Newman performed Toy Story 3 theme song "We Belong Together" Sunday night at the Oscars. The song is one of four nominated for Best Original Song at this year's awards ceremony.
Randy performed the song alone on the vast Oscar stage with nothing but a piano during the show. This is the 19h time he has been nominated for an Academy Award. Randy's song was nominated along with three others: "If I Rise" from 127 Hours, written by A.R. Rahman, Dido and Rollo; "Coming Home" from Country Strong, written by Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges; and "I See the Light" from Tangled, written by Alan Menken. ( Read Randy Newman more... )
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