Anita & The Movies Journal: Oscar nominees 2015


Best Picture

“American Sniper”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”
“The Theory of Everything”

Best Director

Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”
Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”


Actress in a Leading Role

Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”
Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”
Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”


Actor in a Leading Role

Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”


Actress in a Supporting Role

Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”
Laura Dern, “Wild”
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Emma Stone, “Birdman”
Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”


Actor in a supporting Role

Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”
Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
Edward Norton, “Birdman”

Best Adapted Screenplay

Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”
Anthony McCarten, “The Theory of Everything”
Damien Chazelle, “Whiplash”
Jason Hall, “American Sniper”
Paul Thomas Anderson, “Inherent Vice”

Best Original Screenplay

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Dan Gilroy, “Nightcrawler”
Dan Futterman and E. Max Frye, “Foxcatcher”

Best Foreign Film

“Ida” (Poland)
“Leviathan” (Russia)
“Tangerines” (Estonia)
“Timbuktu” (Mauritania)
“Wild Tales” (Argentina)

Best Documentary Feature

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

Best Animated Feature

“Big Hero 6”
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
“The Boxtrolls”
“Song of the Sea”
“The Tale of Princess Kaguya”

Film Editing

“American Sniper”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”

Best Song

Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley and Nick Southwood, “Lost Stars” — “Begin Again”
John Legend and Common, “Glory” — “Selma”
Shawn Patterson, Joshua Bartholomew, Lisa Harriton, and The Lonely Island, “Everything Is Awesome” — “The Lego Movie”
The-Dream, “Grateful” — “Beyond the Lights”
Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” — “Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me”

Best Original Score

Johann Johannsson, “The Theory of Everything”
Alexandre Desplat, “The Imitation Game”
Alexandre Desplat, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Hans Zimmer, “Interstellar”
Gary Yershon, “Mr. Turner”

Best Cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki, “Birdman”
Dick Pope, “Mr. Turner”
Robert D. Yeoman, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Ryszard Lenczewski and Łukasz Żal, “Ida”
Roger Deakins, “Unbroken”

Best Costume Design

Colleen Atwood, “Into the Woods”
Anna B. Sheppard, “Maleficent”
Milena Canonero, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Jacqueline Durran, “Mr. Turner”
Mark Bridges, “Inherent Vice”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Production Design

Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts, “Mr. Turner”
Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock, “Into the Woods”
Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis and Paul Healy, “Interstellar”
Maria Djurkovic, “The Imitation Game”

Best Sound Editing

“American Sniper”
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

Best Sound Mixing

“American Sniper”

Best Visual Effects

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“X-Men: Days of Future Past”
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Best Short Film, Live Action

Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis, “Aya”
Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney, “Boogaloo and Graham”
Hu Wei and Julien Féret, “Butter Lamp” (“La Lampe au Beurre de Yak”)
Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger, “Parvaneh”
Mat Kirkby and James Lucas, “The Phone Call”

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