And the Oscar goes to...

26th February, 2013

ARGO and LIFE OF PI were the big winners at yesterday’s 85th Annual Academy Awards, but the real winners are all of you, who get to check out the films that took home gold at the ANU Film Group in the coming weeks!

    • ARGO – Thu 28 Feb @ 8 PM
     Winner for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Editing

    • SKYFALL – Sat 2 Mar @ **7 PM**
     Winner for Best Original Song, Sound Editing

     Winner for Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence)

    • LIFE OF PI – Fri 15 Mar @ 8 PM
     Winner for Best Director, Cinematography, Original Score, Visual Effects

    • LES MISERABLES – Sat 23 Mar @ **Approx. 8:45 PM**
     Winner for Best Supporting Actress (Anne Hathaway), Makeup and Hairstyling, Sound Mixing

    • LINCOLN – Sat 13 Apr @ **Approx. 8:45 PM**
     Winner for Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Production Design

    • DJANGO UNCHAINED – Fri 19 Apr @ 8 PM
     Winner for Best Supporting Actor (Christoph Waltz), Original Screenplay

    • ZERO DARK THIRTY – Sat 20 Apr @ **7 PM**
     Winner for Best Sound Editing

    • ANNA KARENINA – Sat 4 May @ **7 PM**
     Winner for Best Costume Design

    • AMOUR – Sat 8 Jun @ **7 PM**
     Winner for Best Foreign Language Film

There are also many more of the year’s nominees on the programme -- including THE MASTER (March 7), BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (March 16), THE IMPOSSIBLE (March 21), HITCHCOCK (April 13) and FLIGHT (April 27) -- so be sure to mark your calendars and come check them out!

Finally, here’s what’s on the programme this week:


An enforcer (Brad Pitt) is hired to restore order after three guys rob a mob-protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

• Thu 28 Feb @ 8 PM: ARGO

In this year’s winner for Best Picture, a CIA specialist (Ben Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to extract American hostages from Iran: by posing as a film crew for a fake sci-fi movie.

• Fri 1 Mar @ 8 PM: TO ROME WITH LOVE followed by 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK

TO ROME WITH LOVE, Woody Allen’s latest film, follows the lives and loves of visitors and residents of Rome. Then, Julie Delpy and Chris Rock star as a married couple in the absurd cultural comedy 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK.

• Sat 2 Mar @ **7 PM**: SKYFALL followed by ROBOT AND FRANK

Encore screening of the billion-dollar blockbuster (and freshly minted double Oscar winner) SKYFALL: the 23rd film in the James Bond franchise sees 007’s loyalty to M tested when MI6 comes under attack. Then, in the quirky sci-fi comedy ROBOT AND FRANK, an aging thief uses his robot butler to return to a life of crime.