Oscars 2012 Winners List
‘The Artist’ nabs five total wins, including in three high-profile categories — Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.
By MTV News staff
The 2012 Oscars brought awards season to a close in predictable fashion on Sunday night, as “The Artist” nabbed five total wins, including in three high-profile categories — Best Picture, Best Direction for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin.
“Hugo,” though, pulled off some surprising wins and ended up taking home five statuettes as well. Martin Scorsese’s 3-D ode to the origins of Hollywood cinema triumphed in categories like Best Visual Effects and Best Editing. The biggest upset of the night arrived in the form of Meryl Streep’s Best Actress win for “The Iron Lady,” a surprising triumph over “The Help” star Viola Davis. Tate Taylor’s segregation-era drama walked away with just one win — Octavia Davis for Best Supporting Actress. Here is the full list of the nominees and winners: