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87th Oscar Winners


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
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

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
Wild Tales

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

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

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

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

American Sniper
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Whiplash – Winner
Make-up and Hairstyling
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
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Sound Mixing
American Sniper
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
Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp
The Phone Call – Winner

2013 Oscar Winners


The 85th Academy Awards (also known as the 2013 Oscars) were handed out on February 24th

This year there was no run away winner as there was a nice even spilt between the 6 biggest films of the year. In terms of winners Life of Pi walked away with most awards taking 4 home, the film was closely followed by Argo and Les Miserables which each took away 3 awards, just behind those two were Django Unchained and Lincoln which took two gongs away.

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2013 Oscar Nominations

It’s that time of the year when award ceremony season kicks off and there are none bigger than the Oscars which are set to take place at the Dolby Theatre on February 24th, this is when we will find out who will win what.

So below is the full list of nominations and tell us what you think about the list and who you expect to take away the golden statue on the night.

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BAFTA 2012 Winners

It seems that you don’t have to speak in a film to claim the plaudits during awards season as the silent black and white film The Artist proved at last night BAFTA’s taking a massive 7 awards home with it.

British films also did really well at the BAFTA’s last night with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Senna and the Iron Lady taking 2 awards each alongside Hugo, however there were also wins for the fantastic Tyrannosaur, Beginners and Harry Potter making it a fantastic night for British Cinema

Other films that walked away with awards were animated film Rango, Spanish film The Skin i Live in, drama The Help and kids film.

Full list of winners can be found after the jump.

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Golden Globes 2012 winners

The winners of the 69th Golden Globes have been announced and in the past the first main awards of the season normally predict what will happen at the Oscars next month, so check out the winners below and make your own mind up.

Best Motion Picture (Drama) – The Descendants

Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) – The Artist

Best Director – Martin Scoreses – Hugo

Best Actor (Drama) – George Clooney – The Descendants

Best Actor (Musical/Comedy) – Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Best Actress (Drama) – Meryl Streep – The Lady

Best Actress (Musical/Drama) – Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn

Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer – Beginners

Best Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer – The Help

Best Foreign Film – A Separation

Best Animated Film – The Adventures of TinTin

Best Original Score – The Artist


The Monday Movie Show 2011 Awards

This is the first awards we have done, and as a result we had a tough time first of all settling on what categories to cover and then choosing the winners in those categories. After much deliberation, we settled on who the winners are and the three best runner ups in each category. We hope you will agree! Read the rest of this entry