Movie News: 2014 EDA Awards Nominees

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists have announced their film awards for 2014

AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS
These awards are presented to females and/or males.

Best Film

BOYHOOD
BIRDMAN
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
SELMA

Best Director (Female or Male)

Wes Anderson for THE GRANDBUDAPESTHOTEL
Ava Duvernay for SELMA
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for BIRDMAN
Jim Jarmusch for ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
Richard Linklaterfor BOYHOOD

Best Screenplay, Original

BIRDMAN – Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Nicholas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo
BOYHOOD – Richard Linklater
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL – Wes Anderson

Best Screenplay, Adapted

GONE GIRL – Gillian Flynn
INHERENT VICE – Paul Thomas Anderson
WILD – Nick Hornby, Cheryl Strayed

Best Documentary

CITIZENFOUR – Laura Poitras
JORDOROWSKY’S DUNE – Frank Pavich
LIFE ITSELF – Steve James

Best Animated Film

BIG HERO 6 – Don Hall, Chris Williams
LEGO – Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA – Isao Takahata

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard for TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
Julianne Moore for STILL ALICE
Rosamund Pike for GONE GIRL

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Patricia Arquette for BOYHOOD
Tilda Swinton for SNOWPIERCER
Emma Stone for BIRDMAN

Best Actor

Jake Gyllenhaal for NIGHTCRAWLER
Michael Keaton for BIRDMAN
Eddie Redmayne for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Edward Norton for BIRDMAN
Mark Ruffalo for FOXCATCHER
J.K. Simmons for WHIPLASH

Best Ensemble Cast

BIRDMAN – Francine Maisler, Casting Director
BOYHOOD – Anne Walker-McBay, Christopher Telles
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL – Douglas Aibel (US), Antoinette Boulat (France), Simone Bar, Alexandra Montag (Germany), Debra Maxwell Dion (LA), Jina Jay (UK)

Best Editing

BIRDMAN – Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione
BOYHOOD – Sandra Adair
WHIPLASH – Tom Cross

Best Cinematography

BIRDMAN – Emmanuel Lubezki
INTERSTELLAR – Hoyte van Hoytema
MR. TURNER – Dick Pope

Best Film Music Or Score

BIRDMAN – Antonio Sanchez
GONE GIRL – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
GRAND BUDABEST HOTEL – Alexandre Desplat

Best Non-English-Language Film

FORCE MAJEURE – Ruben Ostlund (Sweden)
IDA – Pavel Pawlikowski (Poland)
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT – Jean-Pierre Dardennes, Luc Dardennes (Belgium)

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
These awards honor WOMEN only.

Best Woman Director

Ava DuVernay for SELMA
Jennifer Kent for THE BABADOOK
Laura Poitras for CITIZEN FOUR

Best Woman Screenwriter

Gillian Flynn for GONE GIRL
Jennifer Kent for THE BABADOOK
Gillian Robespierre for OBVIOUS CHILD

Best Female Action Star

Emily Blunt for EDGE OF TOMORROW
Scarlett Johansson for LUCY
Jennifer Lawrence for MOCKINGJAY

Best Breakthrough Performance

Essie Davis for THE BABADOOK
Gugu Mbatha-Raw for BELLE
Jenny Slate for OBVIOUS CHILD

Female Icon of the Year (a woman whose work in film and/or in life made a difference)

Ava DuVernay
Angelina Jolie
Laura Poitras

EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS

Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction

GONE GIRL – Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck and Neil Patrick Harris
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE – Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston
UNDER THE SKIN – Scarlett Johansson

Actress Defying Age and Ageism

Julianne Moore
Meryl Streep
Tilda Swinton

Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest

DRAFT DAY – Kevin Costner (b. 1955) and Jennifer Garner (b. 1972)
EDGE OF TOMORROW – Tom Cruise (b. 1962) and Emily Blunt (b. 1983)
MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT – Colin Firth (b. 1960) and Emma Stone (b. 1988)

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent

Jennifer Aniston for HORRIBLE BOSSES 2
Cameron Diaz for SEX TAPE
Melissa McCarthy for TAMMY

Movie You Wanted to Love, But Just Couldn’t

FOXCATCHER
INHERENT VICE
UNBROKEN

 

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