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The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015)

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TV-14 | | TV Special 22 February 2015
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Himself - Host and Performer: Moving Pictures
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Herself - Performer: Moving Pictures and Presenter: Best Animated Short Film
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Himself - Performer: Moving Pictures
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Chairman of PwC's U.S. Board of Partners
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Himself - Presenter: The Grand Budapest Hotel / American Sniper & Honorary Award
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Herself - Presenter: Lost Stars
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Himself - Performer: Lost Stars
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Themselves - Performer: Lost Stars
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Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

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Best Actor nominee Benedict Cumberbatch and Alan Turing (the character he portrays in his Oscar-nominated performance) are actually related in real-life. According to the family history site Ancestry, the two are 17th cousins with family relations dating back to the 14th century. Both are said to be related to John Beaufort, the first Earl of Somerset, through Cumberbatch and Turing's respective paternal lines. This means that for the first time, a performer is nominated for portraying a known real-life relative since Katharine Hepburn won for her performance in The Lion in Winter (1968). See more »

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Julianne Moore - Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role: Thank you so much. I read an article that said that winning an Oscar could lead to living five years longer. If that's true, I'd really like to thank the Academy because my husband is younger than me. There's no such thing as best actress, as is evidenced by the performances of my fellow nominees. I've been honored to be among you every step of the way. I am grateful for this and grateful for the opportunity to stand up here and thank people that I love. My manager Evelyn O'Neill, Kevin Huvane,...
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Upsets! Eddie clips the wings of Michael, yet "Birdman" flies over to top "Boyhood"!
5 March 2015 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Well this years Oscars being the 87th Annual one was okay funny with one liners and jokes with song and dance from first time host Neil Patrick Harris, as it was cute little Lego awards were passed out! And true the show this year ran a little long as it made me tired still it was nice to see some veterans win like J.K. Simmons and Patricia Arquette who both thanked parents, people and women in their speeches. And Julianne Moore finally on her 5th try won an Oscar as her performance in "Still Alice" was a long beautiful farewell. However the big surprises were Michael Keaton a long overdue veteran losing best actor to Eddie Redmayne why did the academy members vote for the new kid on the block over the veteran? And however "Birdman" would gather it's wings back and fly over "Boyhood" in an upset for best picture. Well just when you think you know how the awards will go year in and out finally some upsets! Plus it was a fun treat to see John Travolta flirt with Idina Menzel, overall a good awards show with surprise drama with the best actor and best picture upsets!


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