The 2015 Academy Awards (Oscars)
25 February 2015
February 22nd was Oscar night - the 87th Academy Awards ceremony – Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year. It took place at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood Los Angeles where the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented awards in 24 categories. The evening was hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris – his first time hosting these awards. Glamourous A listed stars turned out in all their usual glory for their important walk down the famous red carpet then they waited with bated breath to see who had won these coveted awards.
The highest honour – Best Picture - went to Alejandreo Inarritu's Birdman starring Michael Keaton as a ruined Hollywood star. Inarrito also won Best Director for this film. Birdman beat Richard Linklater's coming of age epic - Boyhood - which was also a hot favourite for this award. We have listed the winners in each category and you will find that quite a few of these films are on find-dvd's site already for purchase or pre-order.
Oscar 2015 Winners
Best Picture – Birdman
Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything
Best Actress – Julianne Moore for Still Alice
Best Supporting Actor – JK Simmons for Whiplash
Best Director - Alejandreo Inarritu for Birdman
Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette for Boyhood
Adapted Screenplay – The Imitation Game
Original Screenplay – Birdman
Original Score – Grand Budapest Hotel
Original Song – Glory from Selma
Documentary Feature – CitizenFour
Film Editing – Whiplash
Production Design – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Animated Feature Film – Big Hero 6
Animated Short Film - Feast
Cinematography – Birdman
Visual Effects – Interstellar
Sound Editing – American Sniper
Sound Mixing – Whiplash
Documentary Short Subject - Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Live Action Short Film – The Phone Call
Foreign Language Film – Ida (Poland)
Make Up and Hair Styling – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Costume Design – the Grand Budapest Hotel
Here are some of the winners and nominees out and coming soon on DVD
The Imitation Game [Blu-ray]
Birdman [Blu-ray + UV Copy]
The Theory Of Everything [Blu-ray]
The Grand Budapest Hotel [Blu-ray + UV Copy] ...
Two Days, One Night [Blu-ray]
Gone Girl [Blu-ray + UV Copy]
The Judge [Blu-ray]  [Region Free] ...
The Boxtrolls (Blu-ray 3D)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 [Blu-ray + UV ...
The Lego Movie [Blu-ray + UV Copy]  ...