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

Screen Actors Guild Awards – Complete Winners List

Award season is in full swing and we are on the road to the Oscars! Movie and television buffs have been watching nominations closely as it has been another incredible year in the movie and TV world. The Golden Globes saw some surprise winners so it will be interesting to follow the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award results tonight.

SAG Awards

Follow along with us live:

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Steve Carell – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classics)
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game (The Weinstein Company)
Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler (Open Road Films)
Michael Keaton – Birdman (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything (Focus Features) *WINNER*

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Jennifer Aniston – Cake (Cinelou Films)
Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything (Focus Features)
Julianne Moore – Still Alice (Sony Pictures Classics) *WINNER*
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (20th Century Fox)
Reesa Witherspoon – Wild (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall – The Judge (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood (IFC Films)
Edward Norton – Birdman (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classics)
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics) *WINNER*

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Patrica Arquette – Boyhood (IFC Films) *WINNER*
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game (The Weinstein Company)
Emma Stone – Birdman (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Meryl Streep – Into the Woods (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Naomi Watts – St. Vincent (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Birdman *WINNER*
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

Television Programs

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Adrien Brody – Houdini (History)
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)
Richard Jenkins – Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
Mark Ruffalo – The Normal Heart (HBO) *WINNER*
Billy Bob Thornton – Fargo (FX)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Ellen Burstyn – Flowers in the Attic (Lifetime)
Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Honorable Woman (SundanceTV)
Frances McDormand – Olive Kitteridge (HBO) *WINNER*
Julia Roberts – The Normal Heart (HBO)
Cicley Tyson – The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones (HBO)
Woody Harrelson – True Detective (HBO)
Matthew McConaughey – True Detective (HBO)
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards (Netflix) *WINNER*

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (6 nominees)
Claire Danes – Homeland (Showtime)
Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) *WINNER*
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife (CBS)
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black (BBC America)
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey (PBS)
Robin Wright – House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – Modern Family (ABC)
Louis C.K. – Louie (FX)
William H. Macy – Shameless (Showtime) *WINNER*
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family (ABC)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba – Orange is The New Black (Netflix) *WINNER*
Julie Bowen – Modern Family (ABC)
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep (HBO)
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Downton Abbey (PBS) *WINNER*
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Modern Family (ABC)
Orange is the New Black (Netflix) *WINNER*
Veep (HBO)

(photo via The Hollywood Reporter)
(photo via The Hollywood Reporter)

SAG AWARDS® HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Fury (Columbia Pictures)
Get On Up (Universal Pictures)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Unbroken (Universal Pictures) *WINNER*
X-Men: Days of Future Past (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
24: Live Another Day (FOX)
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Game of Thrones (HBO) *WINNER*
Homeland (Showtime)
Sons of Anarchy (FX)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Life Achievement Award
Screen Actors Guild 51st Annual Life Achievement Award
Debbie Reynolds

Film Festival Coverage – Sundance 2014 Winners List

The Sundance Film Festival is always a very busy and important week for the film industry. At the festival, filmmakers present their projects in hopes to generate buzz and get a distribution deal.

Sundance typically generates some of the best films throughout the year and gives everyone in the industry an idea of the cinematic horizon ahead. One of the biggest winners in the competition category was director Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash as it took home the two major honors.

Damien Chazelle (Photo Credit: Getty Images via GoldenGlobes.com)
Damien Chazelle (Photo Credit: Getty Images via GoldenGlobes.com)

Here is the complete list of winners for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival (via GoldenGlobes.com):

U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
Whiplash

U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
Rich Hill

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
To Kill a Man

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
Return to Homs

Audience Award: U. S. Dramatic presented by Acura
Whiplash

Audience Award: U.S. Documentary presented by Acura
Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory

Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic
Difret

Audience Award: World Cinema: Documentary
The Green Prince

Audience Award: Best of NEXT
Imperial Dreams

Directing Award: U. S. Dramatic
Fishing Without Nets, Cutter Hodierne

Directing Award: U. S. Documentary
The Case Against 8, Ben Cotner & Ryan White

Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic
52 Tuesdays, Sophie Hyde

Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary
20,000 Days on Earth, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard

Cinematography Award: U. S. Dramatic
Low Down, Christopher Blauvelt

Cinematography Award: U. S. Documentary
E-TEAM, Ross Kauffman & Rachel Beth Anderson

Cinematography Award: World Cinema Dramatic
Lilting, Ula Pontikos

Cinematography Award: World Cinema Documentary
Happiness, Thomas Balmès & Nina Bernfeld

U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent
Dear White People, Justin Simien

U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Musical Score
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter, The Octopus Project

U. S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking
The Overnighters

U. S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Use of Animation
Watchers of the Sky

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance
God Help the Girl

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematic Bravery
We Come as Friends

Editing Award: U. S. Documentary 
Watchers of the Sky

Editing Award: World Cinema Documentary
20,000 Days on Earth

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic
The Skeleton Twins, Craig Johnson & Mark Heyman

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins"
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in “The Skeleton Twins”

Screenwriting Award: World Cinema Dramatic
Blind, Eskil Vogt

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize
I Origins

Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Of God and Dogs

Short Film Jury Award: US Fiction
Gregor/y Go Boom

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
The Cut

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction
I Think This is the Closest to How the Footage Looked

Short Film Jury Award: Animation
Yearbook

Short Film Special Jury Award for Unique Vision
Rat Pack Rat

Short Film Special Jury Award for Non-Fiction
Love. Love. Love.

Short Film Special Jury Award for Direction and Ensemble Acting
Burger

Short Film Audience Award, Presented by YouTube
Chapel Perilous

What do you think of these results? Are you interested in seeing any of these films? What do you think these results could mean for the rest of the film festival season? Do you think any of these films could be award contenders next year?

(Photo Credit: Getty Images via GoldenGlobes.com)
(Photo Credit: Getty Images via GoldenGlobes.com)

Source: GoldenGlobes.com

Festival Exclusive – Sundance 2014 Dramatic Film Selections Announced

The Sundance 2014 selections for the U.S. Dramatic Competition have officially been announced. These films all have various unique storylines and focus on different aspects of the genre. From this list of selected films, there are six that are already generating a lot of buzz.

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Kristen Stewart in “Camp X-Ray”

The first film that is gaining attention stars Kristen Stewart and is currently titled Camp X-Ray. Stewart plays a soldier who has been stationed to work at Guantanamo Bay. However, while working there she befriends an Muslim inmate. This could be a breakthrough role for Stewart’s transition back into dramatic films and definitely one to watch for.

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins"
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in “The Skeleton Twins”

The other films that are generating early buzz include Life After Beth starring Aubrey Plaza and Dan DeHaan, The Skeleton Twins starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, and Low Down starring John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close, Lena Headey, and Peter Dinklage.

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Elle Fanning in “Low Down”

Plus, Cold in July starring Michael C. Hall and Sam Shepard, and God’s Pocket starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, John Turturro, and Christina Hendricks are also generating early buzz. Read more details about these films on Yahoo! Movies and The Wrap.

Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Turturro in "God's Pocket"
Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Turturro in “God’s Pocket”

Here is the full list of films selected for the 2014 Sundance U.S. Dramatic Competition:

Camp X-Ray
Cold in July 
Dear White People Fishing Without Nets
God’s Pocket
Happy Christmas
Hellion
Infinitely Polar Bear
Jamie Marks Is Dead 
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Life After Beth
Low Down
The Skeleton Twins
The Sleepwalker
Song One
Whiplash

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival will be held in Park City, Utah, from January 16 to 26. What do you think of these films that have been selected for this portion of the festival? What do you think of the casts involved in these projects?

Sources: Yahoo! Movies and The Wrap