Category Archives: Award Ceremonies

My thoughts and predictions, or results and other news on various Award shows.

Wonderful Surprises from the 2015 AACTA Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts’ 4th annual best-of-the-year award ceremony wrapped up on Jan. 29, 2015. It nearly slipped right past my radar. I’m so wrapped up in my narrow-minded American patriotism to recognize when an international film award ceremony takes place. I should be ashamed of myself. But I digress.

Reading the recap of winners and losers from the AACTA event, I noticed a few great things Continue reading Wonderful Surprises from the 2015 AACTA Awards

2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Original Score

 

The Nominees:

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

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Adapted Screenplay

 

The Nominees:

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

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Original Screenplay

 

The Nominees:

  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Glacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., and Armando Bo — Birdman
  • Richard Linklater — Boyhood
  • E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman — Foxcatcher
  • Wes Anderson — The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Dan Gilroy — Nightcrawler

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Director

The Nominees:

  • Richard Linklater — Boyhood
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu — Birdman
  • Bennett Miller — Foxcatcher
  • Wes Anderson — The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Morten Tyldum — The Imitation Game

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Film Editing

 

The Nominees:

  • American Sniper — Joel Cox, Gary Roach
  • Boyhood — Sandra Adair
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel — Barney Philling
  • The Imitation Game — William Goldenberg
  • Whiplash — Tom Cross

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