What ‘The Social Network’ Won (Thus Far) #Oscars
We’re more than halfway through the Oscars and Aaron Sorkin’s epic Facebook creation myth The Social Network has already picked up Best Film Editing, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay. The Social Network, which picked up four awards including Best Picture at the Golden Globes and is nominated for eight Oscars, is definitely the Twitter and tech crowd favorite tonight at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
Indeed it looks like we have something to to root for despite David Fincher losing to The King’s Speech’s Tom Hooper for Best Director. Jesse Eisenberg (who played Mark Zuckerberg) also lost to the very deserving Colin Firth in The Best Actor category. The King’s Speech, with twelve nominees, is perhaps the “biggest dog in this fight,” to borrow a term from the film.
Traditionally the Best Editing award is usually an indicator of what film will win Best Picture (only nine films have taken the coveted Best Picture award without winning Best Editing) and the only film that has won more 2011 awards as of this post is Inception, at four to The Social Network’s three.
The Kids Are All Right
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
I will be updating this post as the winners of these get announced. Stay tuned!
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