The 87th Academy Awards – Complete Winners List

Cinema’s biggest night is underway! The crazy awards season is about to end and it could be a very interesting night. Follow along with us as the winners are announced live:

BEST PICTURE
American Sniper
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
 – *WINNER*
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

BEST ACTOR
Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton, Birdman
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything – *WINNER*

(Image credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
(Image credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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
J.K. Simmons, Whiplash – *WINNER*

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood – *WINNER*
Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Emma Stone, Birdman
Meryl Streep, Into the Woods
Laura Dern, Wild

BEST DIRECTOR
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alejandro G. Inarritu, Birdman – *WINNER*
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher
Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

BEST 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

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo, Birdman – *WINNERS*
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
CitizenFour – Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky – *WINNER*
Finding Vivian Maier – John Maloof and Charlie Siskel
Last Days in Vietnam – Rory Kennedy and Keven McAlester
The Salt of the Earth – Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and David Rosier
Virunga – Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
Ida (Poland) – *WINNER*
Leviathan (Russia)
Wild Tales (Argentina)
Timbuktu (Mauritania)
Tangerine (Estonia)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Everything is Awesome” – <i?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

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Alexandre Desplat, The Grand Budapest Hotel– *WINNER*
Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game
Hans Zimmer, Interstellar
Gary Yershon, Mr. Turner
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Theory of Everything

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – *WINNER*
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ida
Mr. Turner
Unbroken

BEST FILM EDITING
American Sniper, Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
Boyhood, Sandra Adair
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Barney Pilling
The Imitation Game, William Goldenberg
Whiplash, Tom Cross – *WINNER*

BEST SOUND EDITING
American Sniper, Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman – *WINNER*
Birdman, Martín Hernández and Aaron Glascock
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Brent Burge and Jason Canovas
Interstellar, Richard King
Unbroken, Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro

BEST SOUND MIXING
American Sniper, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, and Walt Martin
Birdman, Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, and Thomas Varga
Interstellar, Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker, and Mark Weingarten
Unbroken, Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee
Whiplash, Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, and Thomas Curley – *WINNER*

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock – *WINNER*
The Imitation Game, Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana Macdonald
Interstellar, Nathan Crowley and Gary Fettis
Into the Woods, Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock
Mr. Turner, Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill, and Dan Sudick
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett, and Erik Winquist
Guardians of the Galaxy, Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner, and Paul Corbould
Interstellar, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, and Scott Fisher – *WINNER*
X-Men: Days of Future Past, Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie, and Cameron Waldbauer

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
The Bigger Picture, Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees
The Dam Keeper, Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
Feast, Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed – *WINNER*
A Single Life, Joris Oprins
Me and My Moulton, Torill Kove

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Big Hero 6, Don Hall, Chris Williams, and Roy Conli – *WINNER*
How to Train Your Dragon 2, Dean DeBlois and Bonnie Arnold
The Boxtrolls, Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable, and Travis Knight
Song of the Sea, Tomm Moore and Paul Young
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, Isao Takahata and Yoshiaki Nishimura

BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT
Aya, Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
Boogaloo and Graham, Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak), Hu Wei and Julien Féret
Parvaneh, Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger
The Phone Call, Mat Kirkby and James Lucas – *WINNER*

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry – *WINNER*
Joanna, Aneta Kopacz
Our Curse, Tomasz Sliwinski and Maciej Slesicki
The Reaper (La Parka), Gabriel Serra Arguello
White Earth, J. Christian Jensen

(photo from The Academy)
(photo from The Academy)

Sources: BuzzFeed, Forbes and The Wrap

Stan Lee’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” Cameo Revealed

A few weeks ago, amid rumours that Stan Lee would not be making a cameo in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, it was announced that he, in fact, will be making an appearance.

Stan Lee

MoviePilot reports that Stan Lee will be playing a Xandarian citizen in the film, although it is unknown what he will be saying.

Guardians is a Marvel Entertainment adaptation of their comic book of the same name. The synopsis from IMDb: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.”

“Xandar is the home of the Nova Corps – seen in trailers and promotions – with Glenn Close their leader, Commander Rael…” reports MoviePilot. 

The film stars Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, John C. Reilly, and Glenn Close, and is directed by James Gunn.

Photo courtesy of MoviePilot
Photo courtesy of MoviePilot.

Guardians of the Galaxy hits theatres August 1.

Marvel Releases New “Guardians of the Galaxy” Stills

Guardians of the Galaxy is a new Marvel film, set to be released on August 1.

The movie, directed by James Gunn, stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Glenn Close, and John C. Reilly. The film’s synopsis, from IMDb: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.”

Here are the new stills!

Guardians of the Galaxy 1

Guardians of the Galaxy still 2

Guardians of the Galaxy still 3

Guardians of the Galaxy still 4

Will you be seeing Guardians when it hits theatres?

Two New “Guardians of the Galaxy” Stills Released

Marvel is having a stellar year with the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and now, Guardians of the Galaxy.

MTV released two new stills from the new film, which feature the character Peter Quill/Star-Lord, played by Chris Pratt. The new pictures show off the character’s costume, most notably the famous mask.

Star-Lord

Star-Lord 2

The movie stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Lee Pace, Vin Diesel, and John C. Reilly and will be on the big screen August 1. Will you go see Guardians when it hits theatres?

New Still from Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvel fans, here’s a treat. USA Today has released a new still from Guardians of the Galaxy. The still is of the character Nebula, played by Karen Gillan of Doctor Who fame.

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Karen Gillan as Nebula in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Guardians of the Galaxy has a star studded cast; the list includes Chris Pratt, Lee Pace, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, John C. Reilly, and Glenn Close, to name a few. The official synopsis, from the Guardians IMDB page: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan (Lee Pace).”

The film, directed by James Gunn, is the first original title from Marvel’s “Phase 2” of movies; as reported by flicksandbits.com, “Phase 2” included titles such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, and Iron Man 3 among others. Ant-Man will kick off “Phase 3”.

TrulyTuesday – Summer Movie Preview

Hey there Luminaries, it is time for another TrulyTuesday! This week I talk about some of the most anticipated movies of the summer movie season.

Which summer movies are you looking forward to? Be sure to follow TrulyLuminary on YouTube for future TrulyTuesday videos!

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First Look – Exclusive Trailer and New Images from “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvel’s production company has been working with Walt Disney Studios to get a highly awaited adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy comic books onto the silver screen.

The film has an incredible cast that includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan, Benicio Del Toro, and Lee Pace. Plus, actors John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Michael Rooker, Djimon Hounsou, and Peter Serafinowicz are also all members of the extensive cast.

Chris Pratt as Peter Quill (image via Collider)
Chris Pratt as Peter Quill (image via Collider)

Just yesterday, the first official trailer was released and Collider shared some terrific new images as well. The trailer gives us a nice introduction to the characters and gives us an expansive look at the world director James Gunn has created.

Overall, the tone of the trailer is very comedic and it looks like this is going to be a hilarious and action-packed film that audiences will enjoy. Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters this summer on August 1, 2014. Watch the trailer and take a look at some of the first images below:

(Image via Collider)
(Image via Collider)

What do you think of this new trailer? Would you have had like to seen more of the storyline rather than character introductions? Are you looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy being out in theaters?

Sources: Collider (Image post #1), Collider (Image post #2), YouTube, and IMDbPro