We all know Hollywood likes celebrating itself, and this film was good enough that no one's going to be too ruffled if it wins. Recall, this isn't about what MY vote would be .... but this one's a no-brainer for Hollywood.
Actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Julianne Moore's won almost every award in this category across all the other awards shows; deservedly, I've heard.
Actor: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
It's between Eddie Redmayne and Michael Keaton (sorry, Benedict Cumberbatch -- close but no Oscar). My guess for the winner is Eddie, whose physical transformation was so transfixing that at times I questioned how much he must be in pain from holding such unnatural positions.
Foreign Film: Ida
This movie was fantastic and deserves any and all accolades for its ability to convey intense emotions without feeling sensationalized.
Actress in a Supporting Role: Patricia Arquette
Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons
Best Original Screenplay: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Animated Feature Film: Big Hero 6
Director: Richard Linklater
Documentary Feature: CITIZENFOUR
Costume Design: Maleficent
Short, Animated: The Bigger Picture
Short, Live-Action: Boogaloo and Graham
Documentary Short: Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Production Design: Into the Woods
Film Editing: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Sound Editing: The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies
Sound Mixing: Interstellar
Visual Effects: Interstellar
Original Song: Glory from Selma
Makeup and Hairstyling: Guardians of the Galaxy
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