Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar Win: Argo's Chris Terrio Wins

The Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay went to Chris Terrio for Argo. It was his first win and first nomination. 

The nominees in the category were: 

Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Chris Terrio, Argo
Tony Kushner, Lincoln
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
David Magee, Life of Pi

Terrio's incredibly heartfelt and heartwarming speech looked like it even could have made Ben Affleck cry. Congratulations to Chris Terrio! 

And by the way you guys, we're in the home stretch.

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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