Taiwan-born American director Ang Lee's win of his second directing Oscar has sparked bittersweet feelings among Chinese audiences, who expressed their pride due to the director's Chinese roots, but couldn't help but reflect on why the Chinese mainland has failed to deliver more outstanding films to the world arena.
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook as Pat Solitano Jr.
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln as Abraham Lincoln
Hugh Jackman – Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master as Freddie Quell
Denzel Washington – Flight as William "Whip" Whitaker
Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty as Maya
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook as Tiffany Maxwell
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour as Anne
Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild as Hushpuppy
Naomi Watts – The Impossible as Maria Bennett