Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Live at Oscars: The Social Network Wins Adapted Script and Score, King's Speech Original Screenplay

by Anne Thompson
February 28, 2011 2:14 AM
0 Comments
  • |
Thompson on Hollywood

Aaron Sorkin cites Network scribe Paddy Chayefsky as he accepts his Oscar for best adapted screenplay for The Social Network. David Fincher "made the movie of any screenwriter's dreams," he says, reprising the acceptance speeches he has been making all season. "I grew up worshiping the movie The Graduate," says Sorkin backstage. "These were the youngest characters I have ever written, so we were going to have to find the best young actors...I think Mark Zuckerberg has been an awful good sport about this."

David Seidler, 73, admitted that he's a "late bloomer. I believe I am the oldest person to win this award." He thanks her Majesty the Queen for not putting him in the tower of London for using the "Melissa Leo F word. For all the stutters in the world, we have a voice, we have been heard."

Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross won best original score for The Social Network, in the night's biggest upset. Says Reznor: "Is this really happening?"

Inception wins both the sound editing and mixing awards, as expected.

  • |

More: Awards, Oscars

0 Comments

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: 'Up Series' Director ...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Why 'The Giver' Is Like ...
  • WATCH: New 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill ...
  • Best of the Week: TIFF & Venice Stir ...
  • Lasse Hallström Strikes a Familiar Gong ...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Fox Targets Male Demo ...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Marvel Hammers Home ...
  • Titans Peter Jackson and George Miller ...
  • Top Ten Box Office Takeaways, as Action ...
  • Comic-Con 2014: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja ...