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The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne wins the Best Actor Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards


23 February 2015

The prestigious 87th Annual Academy Awards hosted by How I Met Your Mother and Gone Girl star Neil Patrick Harris at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood took place last night as we predicted Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) took home the top prize of Best Picture as Director Alejandro González Iñárritu was also honoured for Best Director.

The Fan Carpet’s favourite Eddie Redmayne was crowned Best Actor for his turn as Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything and Julianne Moore was crowned Best Actress for Still Alice.

Disney’s Big Hero 6 won the Animated Feature Oscar and Selma won Best Original Song for Glory.

 

 

The Fan Carpet bring you a full list of winners below (bold and red):

Best Picture
American Sniper
Birdman

Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)

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)

Best Actress
Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
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)

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

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)
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)

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

The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Best Foreign Language Film
Ida

Leviathan
Tangerines
Timbuktu
Wild Tales

Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Into the Woods
Mr Turner

Cinematography
Birdman

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ida
Mr Turner
Unbroken

 

 

Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Inherent Vice
Into the Woods
Maleficent
Mr Turner

Documentary Feature
CitizenFour

Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth
Virunga

Documentary Short
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

Joanna
Our Curse
The Reaper
White Earth

Editing
American Sniper
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Whiplash

 

 

Make-up and Hairstyling
Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy

Original Score
Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
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)
'Grateful' (Beyond the Lights)
'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' (Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me)
'Lost Stars' (Begin Again)

Sound Editing
American Sniper

Birdman
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Interstellar
Unbroken

 

 

Sound Mixing
American Sniper
Birdman
Interstellar
Unbroken
Whiplash

Visual Effects
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
Interstellar
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Animated Short
The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Feast
Me and My Moulton
Single Life

Live Action Short
Aya
Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp
Parvaneh
The Phone Call