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Oscars 2013: What were the biggest surprises?

  • The 2013 Oscars had a few surprises
  • Ang Lee had a surprise win over Steven Spielberg for Best Director
  • There was a tie for the category of Sound Editing
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As this was one of the first years that the Oscars actually had some uncertain races [look at our predictions of the surprises here], the awards ceremony was ripe for some upsets. While some categories were considered locks, such as Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, others seemed relatively wide open going into this week. Best Actress, in particular, was very much up in the air – however, Jennifer Lawrence ended up winning as everyone predicted. Best Supporting Actor was also another category that could have seen an upset – but there too was the winner who almost everyone predicted, Christoph Waltz.
Steven Spielberg lost Best Director to Ang Lee
The biggest surprise was really in the Best Director category. When it was first announced that Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow were snubbed, it was an automatic assumption that Steven Spielberg had a lock on the win. However, Ang Lee saw a sudden rise in momentum, which led to him winning his second Best Director Oscar today. 
There was also a rare tie for the sixth time in Oscar history – for the category of sound editing. The award went to both the team behind Zero Dark Thirty as well as the team behind Skyfall.  
Lincoln and Life of Pi had the most nominations going into the night
Lincoln and Life of Pi had the most nominations going into the night
Other than that, the night went largely as predicted, with Life of Pi going away with the most number of awards [although most of them were technical]. Adele also won in a slamdunk for her song ‘Skyfall’, making her already halfway to the EGOT [Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony].  
The initial nomination snubs for the 2013 Oscars
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