Ideal Academy Awards - 2014

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1.
Mommy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ BEST PICTURE

MOMMY
- Nancy Grant and Xavier Dolan producers

Nominations:

The Immigrant
- Anthony Katagas, Greg Shapiro, Christopher Woodrow and James Gray producers.

The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, and Jeremy Dawson producers.

Gone Girl
- Ceán Chaffin, Joshua Donen, Arnon Milchan and Reese Witherspoon producers.

Dear White People
- Effie Brown, Ann Le, Julia Lebedev, Angel Lopez, Justin Simien and Lena Waithe producers. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
2.
The Immigrant (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island. (120 mins.)
Director: James Gray
“ BEST DIRECTOR

JAMES GRAY (THE IMMIGRANT)

NOMINEES:

Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Xavier Dolan (Mommy)
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Ava DuVernay (Selma) ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
3.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A washed-up actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play. (119 mins.)
“ BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

MICHAEL KEATON (BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE))

NOMINEES:

Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year)
Philip Seymour Hoffmann (A Most Wanted Man)
Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Antoine Olivier-Pilon (Mommy) ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
4.
Gone Girl (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

ROSAMUND PIKE (GONE GIRL)

NOMINEES:

Anne Dorval (Mommy)
Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Jenny Slate (Obvious Child) ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
5.
Whiplash (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. (107 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
“ BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

JK SIMMONS (WHIPLASH)

NOMINEES:

Edward Norton (Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance))
Robert Duvall (The Judge)
Jaeden Lieberher (St. Vincent)
Ben Mendelsohn (Starred Up) ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
6.
Mommy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

SUZANNE CLÉMENT (MOMMY)

NOMINEES:

Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer)
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Laura Dern (Wild)
Imelda Staunton (Pride) ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
7.
Kis Uykusu (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he... (196 mins.)
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

KIS UYKUSU | WINTER SLEEP
- Ebru Ceylan and Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

NOMINEES:

The Congress
- Ari Folman.

Gone Girl
- Gillian Flynn.

Under the Skin
- Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer.

Obvious Child
- Gillian Robespierre. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
8.
Dear White People (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college. (108 mins.)
Director: Justin Simien
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
- Justin Simien.

NOMINEES:

Mommy
- Xavier Dolan.

The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Wes Anderson.

Lucy
- Luc Besson.

Force Majeure | Turist
- Ruben Östlund. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
9.
Mommy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ BEST FILM EDITING

MOMMY
- Xavier Dolan.

NOMINEES:

The Immigrant
- John Axelrad and Kayla Emter.

Whiplash
- Tom Cross.

Gone Girl
- Kirk Baxter.

Selma
- Spencer Averick . ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
10.
The Immigrant (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island. (120 mins.)
Director: James Gray
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

THE IMMIGRANT
- Darius Khondji.

NOMINEES:

Mr. Turner
- Dick Pope.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)
- Emmanuel Lubezki.

Under the Skin
- Daniel Landin.

Timbuktu
- Sofian El Fani. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
11.
Into the Woods (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. (125 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

INTO THE WOODS
- Colleen Atwood

NOMINEES:

The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Milena Canonero.

The Immigrant
- Patricia Norris

Mr. Turner
- Jacqueline Durran.

A Most Violent Year
- Kasia Walicka-Maimone. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
12.
Mr. Turner (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. (150 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
“ BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

MR. TURNER
- Suzie Davies and Charolotte Watts.

NOMINEES:

Snowpiercer
- Ondrej Nekvasil and Beatrice Brentnerova.

Into the Woods
- Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock.

The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock.

The Congress
- David Polonsky and Gia Grosso. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
13.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
- Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

NOMINEES:

Into the Woods
- Joceline Andrews, J. Roy Helland and Peter King.

Snowpiercer
- Jeremy Woodhead and Gabriela Polakova. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
14.
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies. (113 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

EDGE OF TOMORROW
- Dominic Gibbs.

NOMINEES:

Whiplash
- Lauren Hadaway, Craig Mann and Ben Wilkins.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
- Martin Hernández and Aaron Glascock.

Snowpiercer
- Tim Nielsen and Dave Whitehead.

X-MEN: Days of Future Past
- Craig Berkey and John A. Larsen. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
15.
Snowpiercer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ BEST SOUND MIXING

SNOWPIERCER
- Anna Behlmer, Terry Porter and Mark Holding.

NOMINEES:

Into the Woods
- John Casali, Michael Keller and Mike Prestwood Smith.

Whiplash
- Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
- Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga.

Under the Skin
- Nigel Albermaniche, Johnnie Burn and Steve Single. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
16.
Godzilla (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity. (123 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

GODZILLA
- Jeff Capogreco, Ann Chow, Ryan Doell and Jamie Lewis.

NOMINEES:

Edge of Tomorrow
- Ashley Bellm, Ann Chow, Nick Davis, Suzanne Forward, Christian Kaestner and Matt Middleton.

X-MEN: Days of Future Past
- Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer.

Interstellar
- Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott R. Fisher.

Noah
- Grady Cofer, Matthew Eberle, Monika Gosch, Tracy McCreary and Sarah McCulley. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
17.
Under the Skin (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

UNDER THE SKIN
- Mica Levi

NOMINEES:

Noah
- Clint Mansell

Only Lovers Left Alive
- Jozef Van Wissem & Squrl.

Gone Girl
- Trenz Reznor and Atticus Ross.

Inherent Vice
- Jonny Greenwood. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
18.
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. (107 mins.)
Director: James Bobin
“ BEST ORIGINAL SONG

MUPPETS MOST WANTED
"We're Doing a Sequel" - Bret McKenzie

NOMINEES:

The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part. 1
"Yellow Flicker Beat" - Lorde and Joel Little.

Selma
"Glory" - John Legend and Common.

Lucy
"Sister Rust" - Damon Albarn

Annie
"Opportunity" - Greg Kurstin, Sia Furhler and Will Gluck. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
19.
Mommy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

MOMMY
Canada
- Xavier Dolan.

NOMINEES:

O Lobo Atrás da Porta | A Wolf At the Door
Brazil
- Fernando Coimbra

Deux Jours, Une Nuit | Two Days, One Night
Belgium
- Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne.

Kis Uykusu | Winter Sleep
Turkey
- Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

Force Majeure | Turist
Sweden
- Ruben Östlund. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
20.
The LEGO Movie (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. (100 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

THE LEGO MOVIE
- Phil Lord & Christopher Miller.

NOMINEES:

How To Train Your Dragon 2
- Dean DeBlois.

Big Hero 6
- Don Hall and Chris Williams. ” - Phelipe Silveira
 
21.
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The 2014 Academy Awards (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The E! News Team takes you to the hottest events in Hollywood live from the Red Carpet! (240 mins.)
Director: Fred Mendes
“ 8 NOMINATIONS
Mommy (4 awards)

7 NOMINATIONS
The Grand Budapest Hotel (1 award)

5 NOMINATIONS
The Immigrant (2 awards)
Gone Girl (1 award)
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (1 award)
Snowpiercer (1 award)

4 NOMINATIONS
Whiplash (1 award)
Under the Skin (1 award)
Into the Woods (1 award)

3 NOMINATIONS
Selma
Mr. Turner (1 award)

2 NOMINATIONS
Dear White People (1 award)
A Most Violent Year
Two Days, One Night
Boyhood
Obvious Child
Winter Sleep (1 award)
Lucy
Force Majeure
The Congress
Edge of Tomorrow (1 award)
Noah
X-Men: Days of FUture Past

1 NOMINATION
Godzilla (1 award)
Muppets Most Wanted (1 award)
The LEGO Movie (1 award)
How To Train Your Dragon 2
A Most Wanted Man
Still Alice
Inherent Vice
The Judge
St. Vincent
Wild
Pride
Starred Up
Timbuktu
Interstellar
Big Hero 6
The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part. 1
Only Lovers Left Alive
Annie
A Wolf At the Door ” - Phelipe Silveira