HELEN MIRREN, JENNIFER HUDSON WIN OSCARS

Published on: February 26, 2007
HELEN MIRREN, JENNIFER HUDSON WIN OSCARS

Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 79th annual Academy Awards Sunday night at Los Angeles's Kodak Theater. The Departed was named best pictue and its director, Martin Scorsese, took home his first Oscar ever for the mob drama. Forest Whitaker won the best actor award for The Last King of Scotland and Helen Mirren won the best actress award for The Queen. Alan Arkin won the supporting-actor Oscar for his role in Little Miss Sunshine and Jennifer Hudson won in the supporting actress category for Dreamgirls.

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Here's the full list of winners:

Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Departed

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland)

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Helen Mirren (The Queen)

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls)

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine)

Achievement in Directing
Martin Scorsese (The Departed)

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
Happy Feet

Adapted Screenplay
The Departed

Best Documentary Feature
An Inconvenient Truth

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
The Lives of Others

Best Animated Short Film
The Danish Poet

Best Live Action Short Film
West Bank Story

Original Screenplay
Little Miss Sunshine

Best Documentary Short Subject
The Blood of Yingzhou District - Winner

Achievement in Art Direction
Pan's Labyrinth

Achievement in Cinematography
Pan's Labyrinth

Achievement in Costume Design
Marie Antoinette

Achievement in Makeup
Pan's Labyrinth

Achievement in Sound Editing
Letters from Iwo Jima

Achievement in Sound Mixing
Dreamgirls

Achievement in Visual Effects
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Babel

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)
"I Need to Wake Up" (An Inconvenient Truth)

Achievement in Film Editing
The Departed