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Oscars 2015

Oscar Winners 2015

Best Picture
Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

Best Direction
Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

Best Original Screenplay
Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

Best Adapted Screenplay
American Sniper (Clint Eastwood) Jason Hall

Best Actor
Theory of Everything (James Marsh) Eddie Redmayne

Best Actress
Still Alice (Glatzer, Westmoreland) Julianne Moore

Best Supporting Actor
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle) JK Simmons

Best Supporting Actress
Boyhood (Richard Linklater) Patricia Arquette

Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu) Emmanuel Lubezki

Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson) Milena Canonero

Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)

Best Foreign Language Film
Ida (Pawel Pawlikoski)

My personal prefs for Best Film from the long list
Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
Mr Turner (Mike Leigh)
Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum)
Theory of Everything (James Marsh)
Still Alice (Glatzer, Westmoreland) 16 Jan dementia, Julianne Moore
Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
Selma (Ava DuVernay)
Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
Gone Girl (David Fincher)
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
American Sniper (Clint Eastwood)
Grace of Monaco (Olivier Dahan)

Oscar best film nominees – in Indiewire order (they got the first seven right) with US release date, mention of genre/subject/actor, no. of nominations.
Awards announced 22 Feb.

Boyhood (Richard Linklater) 15 Aug, Ellar Coltrane, P. Arquette, 6 noms
Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu) 14 Nov, Michael Keaton, 9 noms
Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum) 9 Jan, Turing, Cumberbatch, 8 noms
Selma (Ava DuVernay) 25 Dec 2014 ML King Jr, David Oyelowo, 2 noms
Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson) 28 Mar, Zweig, R. Fiennes, 9 noms
Theory of Everything (James Marsh) Hawking, Eddie Redmayne, 5 noms
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle) 23 Oct 2014, drumming, Miles Teller, 5 noms
American Sniper (Clint Eastwood) 16 Jan 2015, Bradley Cooper, 6 noms

The rest of Indiewire's list of sixteen Oscar best film possibilities (which has now been changed)

Gone Girl (David Fincher) 3 Oct, Affleck, Rosamund Pike, 1 nom (Pike)
Unbroken (Angelina Jolie) 25 Dec, POW, 3 noms
Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller) 29 Jan, wrestling, Steve Carell, 5 noms
Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy) 31 Oct, crime, media, Jake Gyllenhaal
Mr Turner (Mike Leigh) painter, Timothy Spall, 4 noms
Into The Woods (Rob Marshall) 25 Dec, family musical, Sondheim, Streep, 3 noms
A Most Violent Year (JC Chandor) 31 Dec, crime
Interstellar (Christopher Nolan) 7 Nov, SF, 5 noms

Films Indiewire moved out of an earlier version of their list of 16
Love is Strange (Ira Sachs) 12 Nov, gay
Wild (Jean-Marc Vallée) 9 Dec, hike, Reece Witherspoon, Laura Dern
Top Five (Chris Rock) 12 Dec, comedy
Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson) 9 Jan, Pynchon, comedy

Other vaguely relevant American films
The Judge (David Dobkin) Robert Downey, Robert Duvall
Grace of Monaco (Olivier Dahan)
If I Stay (RJ Cutler) 22 Aug

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