1 Hattie McDaniel, for Gone With The Wind. 2 Sidney Poitier, for The Defiant Ones. 3 John Singleton, for Boyz n the Hood. 4 Forest Whitaker played Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland, and Jamie Foxx played Ray Charles in Ray. 5 Halle Berry for Monster’s Ball, Denzel Washington for Training Day. 6 Oprah Winfrey, for The Color Purple. 7 Prince, Purple Rain. 8 Carmen Jones. 9 Quvenzhané Wallis, for Beasts of the Southern Wild. 10 Diana Ross, for Lady Sings the Blues.
1 Ben-Hur, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. 2 George Clooney, who won Best Picture for Argo, to go with his Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for Syriana. 3 They won acting Oscars in successive years. 4 Walt Disney. 5 Glenda Jackson MP. 6 Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay. 7 The Oscar statuette. 8 It Happened One Night, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Silence of the Lambs. 9 Best Costume Design. 10 My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood and Lincoln.
Oscars 2015 nominations
Oscars 2015 nominations
1/28 Birdman - 10 nominations
Academy Award nominated for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone), Best Actor (Michael Keaton), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Cinematography, Original Screenplay, Best Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
2/28 The Grand Budapest Hotel - 10 nominations
Academy Award nominated for Best Director (Wes Anderson), Best Picture, Film Editing, Production Design, for Makeup and Hairstyling, Costume Design, Cinematography, Original Screenplay, Original Score
3/28 The Imitation Game - 8 nominations
Academy Award nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actor ( Keira Knightley) Best Director (Morten Tyldum), Film Editing, Production Design, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score
4/28 American Sniper - 6 nominations
Oscar nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Adapted Screenplay
5/28 Boyhood - 6 nominations
Academy Award nominated for Best Picture, Actress in Supporting role (Patricia Arquette) Film Editing, Best Director (Richard Linklater), Original Screenplay
6/28 Whiplash - 5 nominations
Academy Award nominated for Best Picture, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Adapted Screenplay
7/28 The Theory of Everything - 5 nominations
Oscar nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Best Actress (Felicity Jones), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score
Working Title Films
8/28 Foxcatcher - 5 nominations
Oscar nominated for Best Director (Bennett Miller), Best Actor (Steve Carrell), Original Screenplay, Makeup and Hairstyling
9/28 Selma - 2 nominations
Oscar nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Song
10/28 Mr Turner
Oscar nominated for Production Design, Costume Design, Cinematography, Original Score
Reese Witherspoon is Oscar-nominated for best actress in a leading role and Laura Dern is nominated for best supporting actress
12/28 Two Days, One Night
Marion Cotillard has been nominated in the best actress category
Oscar nominated for Original Screenplay
14/28 Gone Girl
Rosamund Pike is Oscar nominated for best actress in a leading role
Twentieth Century Fox
Nominated for Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Production Design, Sound Mixing, Original Score
16/28 Still Alice
Best actress in a leading role nomination for Julianne Moore
17/28 The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies
Oscar nominated for Sound Editing
18/28 Into The Woods
Oscar nominated for Production Design, Costume Design, Best Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep)
19/28 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Robert Redford and Chris Evans film is nominated for Special Effects
20/28 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Nominated for an Oscar in the Visual Effects category
20th Century Fox
21/28 The Lego Movie
Oscar nominated for best song 'Everything Is Awesome' but snubbed in best animation category
22/28 X-Men, Days of the Future Past
Oscar nominated in the Visual Effects category
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23/28 Begin Again
Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo in Begin Again which is Oscar nominated for best original song
24/28 Guardians Of The Galaxy
Nominated for Visual Effects, for Makeup and Hairstyling
Oscar nominated for Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Cinematography
26/28 How To Train Your Dragon 2
Oscar nominated for Animated Feature Film
Oscar nominated for Costume Design
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28/28 Inherent Vice
Oscar nominated for Adapted Screenplay
Words and music
1 Woody Allen. 2 Marvin Hamlisch. 3 Newman: Randy and his uncles Lionel, and Alfred (who was nominated 45 times and won nine times). 4 Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting. 5 Rachel Portman and Anne Dudley. 6 John Williams. 7 Andrew Preview, sorry, Andre Previn. 8 George Bernard Shaw, for Pygmalion. 9 They’re the only people to win for both Original and Adapted Screenplay. 10 Peter Jackson.
1 Colin Welland, on receiving the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Chariots of Fire. 2 Mrs Miniver. 3 Jim Dale. 4 The Glittering Prizes. 5 The Private Life of Henry VIII in 1932-33 – Laughton won Best Actor. 6 Disraeli. 7 Hamlet. 8 Sir John Gielgud, for Arthur. 9 Sir Alec Guinness. 10 Emma Thompson, Best Actress for Howards End, Best Adapted Screenplay for Sense and Sensibility.
1 She became the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director. 2 Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation, Jane Campion for The Piano and Lina Wertmüller. 3 Barbra Streisand and Katharine Hepburn. 4 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (the Oscars were for her scripts for A Room With a View and Howards End, the Booker Prize for Heat and Dust). 5 Grand Hotel. 6 Bette Davis, who won for Dangerous and Jezebel. 7 Tatum O’Neal, 10, for Paper Moon. 8 Julia Phillips (the memoir was You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again). 9 They were the only four actresses to win for their film debut. 10 Brave.
Around The World
1 Ismail Merchant, for A Room With a View. 2 Jean Dujardin for The Artist. 3 Yul Brynner, for The King and I. 4 Ang Lee, for Brokeback Mountain and Life of Pi. 5 Sophia Loren, for Two Women. 6 Alfonso Cuarón, for Gravity (2013). 7 Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett. 8 Ingrid Bergman. 9 Chinatown and Tess. 10 Room at the Top by John Braine.
1 How Green Was My Valley. 2 In the Heat of the Night. 3 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975). 4 Rocky. 5 Ordinary People (1980). 6 Out of Africa. 7 Platoon. 8 Forrest Gump. 9 The English Patient. 10 Gladiator.
1 River and Joaquin Phoenix. 2 John Ford. 3 They were all nom de plumes for blacklisted writers. 4 Bob Hope. 5 The Wizard of Oz. 6 George C Scott, for Patton. 7 Marlon Brando, for The Godfather. 8 Jack Nicholson. 9 James Dean, for East of Eden in 1955 and Giant in 1956. 10 A Beautiful Mind, about US mathematician John Nash.
1 The handing out of goodie bags valued at tens of thousands of dollars. 2 Midnight Cowboy. 3 Sell the statuette his grandfather won for Around the World in Eighty Days. 4 Shrek. 5 Best Make-Up and Hairstyling. 6 Vote online. 7 It’s the only fully silent Best Picture (The Artist had some dialogue at the end). 8 “Jew”. 9 Around the World in 80 Days. 10 2,809.Reuse content