The comedy about a theatrical catastrophe of a forgotten Hollywood star has been recognized as the best movie of the year. In addition, Inarritu has also been named the Best Director.
Birdman received two more Oscars – for Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki).
Eddie Redmayne, who played the leading role in the movie The Theory of Everything, was named the Best Actor. In the Best Actress category the Oscar went to Julianne Moore, who played in the movie Still Alice.
Patricia Arquette was named Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie Boyhood. The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor went to J.K. Simmons for his role in Whiplash. This movie also got two more Oscars – for Best Sound and Best Editing.
The movie The Grand Budapest Hotel has received Oscar in four categories – Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Production Design and Best Original Music Score (composer Alexandre Desplat).
The movie Sniper won an Oscar for Best Sound Editing, Interstellar – for Best Special Effects. The Imitation Game got an Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Oscar is the category Best Foreign Language Movie went to Ida by the Polish director Pavel Pawlikowski, which bypassed the movie Leviathan from the Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev.
The Best Animated Movie went to City of Heroes and Citizenfour (about the whistleblower Edward Snowden) has received the Oscar for Best Documentary.
The movie Selma got the Oscar for Best Song – the song Glory performed by Common and John Legend.