The winner for Best Picture was Birdman
Birdman tells the story of Riggan Thompson who wants to regain self respect as an actor, as he tries to create his own Broadway production he find himself in all sorts of trouble. The film that includes actors such as Emma Stone and Michael Keaton beat The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game who were both up for that award.
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Eddie Redmayne for The Theory Of Everything
Yes the main man Eddie Redmayne won the award for this portrayal of Stephen Hakwin in The Theory Of Everything. A story about a young man who is suffering from motor neuron disease. The actor who featured in Les Miserable the movie was rather hysterical and appeared to be genuinely surprised when he took the award. Here is the clip of Redmayne talking more calmly after the award. It was poor Benedict Cumberbatch that lost out for the award for his appearance in The Imitation Game.
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Julianne Moore for Still Alice
Moore plays a professor who learns that she is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Also very emotional she took the award with a humble acceptance speech starting of by saying there is no such thing as a best actress as if evidence by the performances of my fellow nominees’. She looked very glamorous in her white dress, she kept it together it was a classy acceptance speech.
Worrying that The Imitation Game would miss out on an award, the film that features the modern version of Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch won the award for Best Adapted screenplay. The film that was written by Graham Moore follows the story of Alan Turing who is tasked with cracking the German enigma code in the Second World War.
With a sensational performance from the lovely Lady Gaga, being the 87th anniversary of the Oscars it was a evening that showcased the talents of the film industry.