One Step Closer to Hollywood

The Oscars 2007

The 79th Annual Academy Awards was hosted for the first time by comedian Ellen DeGeneres at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. One of Ellens’great moments: “If it weren’t for blacks, Jews and gays, there would be no Oscars. And nobody named Oscar, for that matter.”

The Drama “The Departed has won four Oscars, including best film and best director for Martin Scorses. Helen Mirren and Forest Whitaker collected best actress and actor. Below is the list of all winners, and the Oscar goes to:

Best Picture:
The Departed

Best Actor:
Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland

Best Actress:
Helen Mirren, The Queen

Best Supporting Actor:
Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine

Best Supporting Actress:
Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls

Best Visual Effects:
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Best Animated Feature:
Happy Feet

Best Short Film (Live Action)
West Bank Story

Best Short Film (Animated)
The Danish Poet

Best Costume Design
Marie Antoinette

Best Art Direction
Pan’s Labyrinth

Best Music (Score)
Babel

Best Foreign Language Film
The Lives of Others

Best Film Editing
The Departed