Academy Awards 2010: The Big Winners

Pat McMahon Contributor
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The 82nd annual Academy Awards proved to be a good night for “The Hurt Locker,” which earned a total of 6 Oscars. Among their wins included Best Picture. Kathryn Bigelow, who directed the small film, also became the first female winner of the Best Director award. Jeff Bridges and Sandra Bullock walked away with the lead acting awards for their performances in “Crazy Heart” and “The Blind Side,” respectively. “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” won best adapted screen play and actress Mo’Nique took home the best supporting actress trophy. Rounding out the big winners was Christoph Waltz who won best supporting actor for his role as a Nazi officer in Quentin Tarantino’s epic “Inglourious Basterds.”