BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) has thrown surprises to the movie buffs and critics. The jury didn’t enlist MR.turner for top honors .Benedict Cumberbatch starrer The imitation game, which is the biography of Alan turning, who is considered as father of Artificial science fails to bag a single award despite nine nominations. US independent film,Boyhood, A film that took 12 years to make, was named best film,director Richard Linklater won best director and best supporting actress (Patricia Arquette) . It beat The Theory of Everything, which won the outstanding British film, the first award to be announced on the night. The protagonist of The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne, Who essayed the role of Stephen hawking role, won best actor.The actor dedicated the award to three families: his own, his professional family who worked on the film and to the Stephen Hawking family and hailed their great strength and passion for life.Julianne Moore won best actress for her unbearably moving portrayal of a woman succumbing to Alzheimer’s in Still Alice.
The Grand Budapest Hotel Went with eleven nominations and picked up five awards including best original music, makeup & hair, costume design, production design, as well as best original screenplay for its absent director Wes Anderson. Bird man could probably feel disappointed with just one award: best cinematography. Christophar Nolan’s Interstellar won best special visual effects; Ida won best film not in the English language by beating indian Film The Lunch Box . Jack O Connell won the EE rising star award.Whiplash, the jazz thriller won three including best supporting actor for JK Simmons. best editing, best sound.The Lego Movie, which was surprisingly overlooked for an Oscar nomination, won best animation film beating Big hero 6 and the box trolls.
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