Moore, Redmayne scoop top Oscars awards

Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore scooped up the top awards at this year's Academy Awards. (Reuters)

Eddie Redmayne won his first Oscar on Sunday for his break-out role as physicist Stephen Hawking in the biographical movie “The Theory of Everything," while Julianne Moore won the best actress for her moving performance as a linguistics professor suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice.”

British actor Redmayne, 33, took home the Academy Award for playing Hawking and the disabling complications of a motor neuron disease, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or ALS, over the course of 30 years.

Meanwhile, dark comedy “Birdman” won the best picture Oscar while its director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the best director Oscar.

In another big win, “Citizenfour,” about the leaking of classified U.S. government documents former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, won the best documentary feature Oscar on Sunday.

U.S. director Laura Poitras’ film about Snowden, who revealed the massive scope of U.S. intelligence surveillance, beat “Finding Vivian Maier,” “Last Days in Vietnam,” “The Salt of the Earth” and “Virunga.”

Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday:

Best picture: "Birdman"

Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Birdman"

Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything"

Best actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice"

Best supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash"

Best supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"

Best original screenplay: "Birdman"

Best adapted screenplay: "The Imitation Game"

Best foreign language film: "Ida" (Poland)

Best animated film: "Big Hero 6"

Best documentary feature: "Citizenfour"

Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, "Birdman"

Best original song: "Glory" (from "Selma")

Best original soundtrack: Alexandre Desplat, "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Best costume design: "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Best make-up / hairstyling: "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Best production design: "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Best documentary short subject: "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1"

Best live action short film: "The Phone Call"

Best animated short film: "Feast"

Best film editing: "Whiplash"

Best sound mixing: "Whiplash"

Best sound editing: "American Sniper"

Best visual effects: "Interstellar"
 

 

(With Agencies)

 

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