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Oscars 2015 roundup: Birdman steals the show with 4 awards

New Delhi: Oscars - a night where lights couldn't dim the shining stars. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the ceremony proved to be one of the most entertaining one with actor being one of the

India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: February 23, 2015 15:59 IST ]
oscars 2015 roundup birdman steals the show with 4 awards
oscars 2015 roundup birdman steals the show with 4 awards

New Delhi: Oscars - a night where lights couldn't dim the shining stars. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the ceremony proved to be one of the most entertaining one with actor being one of the best hosts around.

John Legend and Common took the night with their Oscar-winning song “Glory” from Selma and and John Travolta continued to make everyone feel uncomfortable. The Grand Budapest Hotel ruled in the more artsy categories while Birdman took home most of the awards.

Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore grabbed Oscars in the Best Actor category for their performance in "The Theory of Everything" and "Still Alice" respectively at the 87th Academy Awards here Sunday Night. Elated over the win, Redmayne said he really got “lucky” this Oscar season.

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Redmayne played the role of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in the British biographical romantic drama film, directed by James Marsh and adapted by Anthony McCarten from the memoir "Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen" by Jane Wilde Hawking.

The other nominations in the category included Steve Carell for "Foxcatcher", Bradley Cooper for "American Sniper", Benedict Cumberbatch for "The Imitation Game" and Michael Keaton for "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)".

The talented actor also took home the award for Best Actor at the BAFTA Awards for the same role.

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Among the actresses, Moore scooped the award this time for her role as Dr. Alice Howland, a Columbia linguistics professor diagnosed with early onset of Alzheimer's disease. The film was based on Lisa Genova's 2007 bestselling novel of the same name.

Other names in the nominations of the category were Marion Cotillard for "Two Days, One Night", Felicity Jones for "The Theory of Everything", Rosamund Pike for "Gone Girl" and Reese Witherspoon for "Wild".

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The Oscar for the Best Picture was clinched by the team of "Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)" at the 87th Academy Awards. The category saw tough competition from "American Sniper", "Boyhood", "The Grand Budapest Hotel", "The Imitation Game", "Selma", "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash".

John Legend and Common's music and lyrics in "Glory" from the film "Selma" received the Oscar for Best Original Song category at the 87th Oscars on Sunday night. The song performed by Legend and Common was co-written by Che Smith. The number was also performed at the Oscars ceremony.

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"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and "The Imitation Game" received the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay respectively at the 87th Academy Awards here Sunday night.

Emmanuel Lubezki was Sunday night honoured for his cinematography in "Birdman" at the 87th Academy Awards and Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock received the Oscar for Production Design in "The Grand Budapest Hotel".

"Big Hero 6" turned out to be the 'hero' in the Best Animated Feature Film category in Oscars 2015.

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The Visual Effects team of science fiction film "Interstellar" - Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher - was honoured with the Oscar statuette at the 87th Academy Awards for their striking visuals in the film.

J. K. Simmons and Patricia Arquette won their first Academy Awards here Sunday night when they were bestowed with the Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in Supporting Role for their work in "Whiplash" and "Boyhood" respectively.

Mat Kirkby and James Lucas were on cloud nine when they received their first Oscars for their film "The Phone Call" in Best Live Action Short Film category at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday night. READ MORE

Polish drama "Ida", after scooping the Best Film Not In The English Language trophy at the BAFTA Awards, Sunday night was named the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.

 

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