Full List of Academy Award Winners; "Birdman" Wins Oscar for Best Picture

J.K. Simmons accepts the Actor in a Supporting Role Award for Whiplash.
J.K. Simmons accepts the Actor in a Supporting Role Award for Whiplash.

Who got the Oscars? Check out the full list of winners from Tinseltown’s big night.

BEST PICTURE: Birdman

 

BEST ACTRESS: Julianne Moore (Still Alice)

 

BEST ACTOR: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)

 

BEST DIRECTOR: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)

Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the best director Oscar for dark comedy Birdman. Inarritu beat Richard Linklater (”Boyhood”), Bennett Miller (”Foxcatcher”), Wes Anderson (”The Grand Budapest Hotel”) and Morten Tyldum (”The Imitation Game”).

 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: The Imitation Game

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Birdman

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

BEST ORIGINAL SONG: Glory (Selma)

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Citizenfour

Citizenfour, about the leaking of classified US government documents by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, won the best documentary feature. US director Laura Poitras’ film about Snowden, who revealed the massive scope of US intelligence surveillance, beat “Finding Vivian Maier,” “Last Days in Vietnam,” “The Salt of the Earth” and “Virunga.”

BEST FILM EDITING: Whiplash

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Birdman

 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Interstellar

 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: Big Hero 6

Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” the moving computer-animated superhero tale, won the Oscar for best animated feature.

It defeated “The Boxtrolls,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” “Song of the Sea” and “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” to take the honor.

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

Patricia Arquette won the best supporting actor Oscar for her role in coming-of-age drama “Boyhood.” She beat Laura Dern (”Wild”), Keira Knightley (”The Imitation Game”), Emma Stone (”Birdman”) and Meryl Streep (”Into the Woods”)

SOUND EDITING: American Sniper

 

SOUND MIXING: Whiplash

 

DOCUMENTARY (Short subject): Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

 

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLE: The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

COSTUME DESIGN: The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

BEST FOREIGN FILM: ID

Poland’s “Ida,” about a young woman about to become a nun who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the Nazi occupation, won the best foreign language film.

The Polish film beat “Leviathan” (Russia), “Tangerines” (Estonia), “Timbuktu” (Mauritania) and “Wild Tales” (Argentina).

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)

J.K. Simmons won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for playing a bullying jazz teacher in “Whiplash,” which powerfully explores the limits of sadism and abuse.

He bested rivals Robert Duvall (”The Judge”), Ethan Hawke (”Boyhood”), Edward Norton (”Birdman”) and Mark Ruffalo (”Foxcatcher”).

Simmons, who has been the odds-on favourite in the category after sweeping up trophies throughout Hollywood’s awards season, gave a warm speech thanking his wife, children and parents.

SOURCE: The Australian

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