Christian Bale has shared a glorious moment at the 2011 Academy Awards with his "The Fighter" co-star Melissa Leo. After Leo nabbed best supporting actress kudo, "The Dark Knight" star gets best supporting actor title for his role in the sports drama.
"Melissa, I'm not going to drop the f bomb like she did. I've dropped plenty before," he says, referring to Leo's foul-mouthed acceptance speech. "To my little girl, who's taught me much more than I'll ever be able to teach her," Bale continues his speech, also giving a shout out to the real Dicky Eklund whom he portrays in the film.
"Inception", "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Social Network" are other films which have collected multiple prizes at the currently ongoing event. The sci-fi wins for Achievement in Sound Mixing as well as Achievement in Sound Mixing categories, after getting best cinematography kudo earlier that night.
"Alice" is named film with best costume design, thanks to Colleen Atwood who also designed the 1880's-inspired dress worn by Helena Bonham Carter at the ceremony. The 3-D adventure film from Tim Burton has previously taken home the art direction prize.
"Social Network", meanwhile, gets its second Oscar from original score category. Seemingly surprised with the win, Trent Reznor, who shared the honor with Atticus Ross, exclaims, "Wow. This is really happening," during his speech.
The 83rd Oscars has also handed out an award for Achievement in Makeup which goes to Rick Baker and Dave Elsey for their work in "The Wolfman". It is the first win for the horror thriller that night.