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Seattle Times writer Moira Macdonald muses on moviegoing. Email Moira: mmacdonald@seattletimes.com.

March 7, 2010 at 6:51 PM

The Oscars: “Precious” wins adapted screenplay

Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams present the adapted screenplay award to Geoffrey Fletcher for “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” a bit of a surprise as this was thought to be the consolation-prize category for “Up in the Air.” Fletcher, who seems genuinely gobsmacked, said “This is for everybody who works on a dream every day, for precious boys and girls everywhere.” He obviously didn’t prepare a speech, which is refreshing.
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(Photo: Geoffrey Fletcher and guest arrive at the Academy Awards, AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

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