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Oscars: 'Inception' wins for sound mixing

Mixing "Inception" won the Oscar for sound mixing at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night.

Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick received the award for their work on the Christopher Nolan film. The trio was nominated for the same award for "The Dark Knight," also directed by Nolan, two years ago.

"Inception" was competing against "The King's Speech," "Salt," "The Social Network" and "True Grit."

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Photo: Lora Hirschberg, Ed Novick and Gary A. Rizzo, right, accept the Oscar for best sound mixing for "Inception." Credit: Associated Press.

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Oscars: David Seidler's ‘The King’s Speech’ wins for original screenplay

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David Seidler won the Oscar for original screenplay for “The King’s Speech” at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. It was the first Oscar win for Seidler, who was considered the favorite in this category. Though ineligible for a Writers Guild of America nomination, Seidler won the British Independent Film Award and the BAFTA, the British equivalent of the Academy Award, and was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Seidler was competing against Mike Leigh for “Another Year”; Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson and Keith Dorrington for “The Fighter”; Christopher Nolan for “Inception”; and Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg for “The Kids Are All Right.”

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Photo: David Seidler. Credit: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times


Oscars: Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Social Network’ wins for adapted screenplay

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Aaron Sorkin won the Oscar for adapted screenplay for “The Social Network” at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. It’s the first Oscar win for Sorkin, whose screenplay chronicles the creation of Facebook. Sorkin was considered the favorite in this category, having won almost every adapted screenplay award this season, including those from such critics groups as the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. and the National Society of Film Critics, as well as the Golden Globe and Writers Guild Award.

Sorkin was competing against Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for “127 Hours,” Michael Arndt, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich for “Toy Story 3,” Joel and Ethan Coen for “True Grit,” and Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini for “Winter’s Bone.”

The Academy Awards are taking place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood and are being televised live on ABC. We'll carry all the breaking news and reaction here on Awards Tracker.

-- Susan King

Photo: Aaron Sorkin at home. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

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