87th Oscar Winners

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Before the 87th Academy Awards kicked off all eyes were starting to point towards Richard Linklater to take most of the big prizes on the night after it’s big wins in other award ceremonies, that didn’t go to plan thanks to Birdman which swooped in and took the main two awards leaving Boyhood with only the Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette to comfort it.

On the night Birdman walked away with Best Film, Best Director for Alejandro González Iñárritu, Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

Matching Birdman on the night was the quirky comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel which also walked away with four awards followed closely behind by the fantastic Whiplash with three.

In the other main categories Eddie Redmayne picked up the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in drama The Theory of Everything, Julianne Moore was favourite to pick up Best Actress for Still Alice and that went to plan and JK Simmons took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash.

Looking at some of the other winners on the night, as predicted The Grand Budapest Hotel walked away with the design style categories taking Best Costume, Production Design, Make-Up and Hair, Interstellar took Best Visual Effects, Selma walked away with Best Original Song ahaed of The Lego Movie’s Everything is Awesome and The Imitation Game picked up the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Below is the full list of winners.

Best Picture
American Sniper
Birdman – Winner
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman) – Winner
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher)
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game)

Best Actor
Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
Bradley Cooper (American Sniper)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) – Winner
Best Actress
Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice) – Winner
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall (The Judge)
Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)
Edward Norton (Birdman)
Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)
JK Simmons (Whiplash) – Winner

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) – Winner
Laura Dern (Wild)
Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game)
Emma Stone (Birdman)
Meryl Streep (Into the Woods)

Adapted Screenplay
Jason Hall (American Sniper)
Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) – Winner
Paul Thomas Anderson (Inherent Vice)
Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything)
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)

Original Screenplay
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo (Birdman) – Winner
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
E Max Frye and Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher)
Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler)

Animated Feature
Big Hero 6 – Winner
The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Best Foreign Language Film
Ida – Winner
Leviathan
Tangerines
Timbuktu
Wild Tales

Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel – WINNER
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Into the Woods
Mr Turner
Cinematography
Birdman – Winner
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ida
Mr Turner
Unbroken

Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Winner
Inherent Vice
Into the Woods
Maleficent
Mr Turner

Documentary Feature
CitizenFour – Winner
Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth
Virunga

Documentary Short
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 – Winner
Joanna
Our Curse
The Reaper
White Earth

Editing
American Sniper
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Whiplash – Winner
Make-up and Hairstyling
Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Winner
Guardians of the Galaxy

Original Score
Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel) – Winner
Alexandre Desplat (The Imitation Game)
Hans Zimmer (Interstellar)
Gary Yershon (Mr Turner)
Jóhann Jóhannsson (The Theory of Everything)

Original Song
‘Everything Is Awesome’ (The Lego Movie)
‘Glory’ (Selma) – Winner
‘Grateful’ (Beyond the Lights)
‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’ (Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me)
‘Lost Stars’ (Begin Again)
Sound Editing
American Sniper – Winner
Birdman
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Interstellar
Unbroken

Sound Mixing
American Sniper
Birdman
Interstellar
Unbroken
Whiplash – Winner
Visual Effects
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
Interstellar – Winner
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Animated Short
The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Feast – Winner
Me and My Moulton
Single Life

Live Action Short
Aya
Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp
Parvaneh
The Phone Call – Winner

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