Best Drama: Boyhood
Summary- A coming of age tale of a little boy, from childhood to the beginning of his college year.
Best Comedy: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Summary: After he’s framed for murder, a concierge teams up with one of his employees to help prove his innocence.
Best Director: Richard Linklater for Boyhood
Known for: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004)
Best Actress in a Drama: Julianne Moore for Still Alice
Known for: The Hand That Rocks The Cradle (1992), Hannibal (2001)
Summary: A woman’s life and that of her family is changed forever after she’s diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Best Actor in a Drama: Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything
Known for: Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Les Miserables (2012)
Summary: a biopic about Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde Hawking.
Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy: Michael Keaton for Birdman
Known for: Beetle Juice (1988), Batman (1989), Batman Returns(1992)
Summary: A faded star prepares for a big comeback.
Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy : Amy Adams for Big Eyes
Known for: Catch Me If You Can (2002), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Summary: Story of American artist Margaret Keane and the bitter legal battle between her and her husband who wrongfully took credit for her paintings.
Best Supporting Actress : Patricia Arquette for Boyhood
Known for: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), Fast Food Nation (2006)
Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons for Whiplash
Known for: Hidalgo (2004) The Spiderman trilogy, voiced Tenzin in The Legend of Korra (2012-14)
Summary: A young drummer falls under the tutelage of a strict mentor.
Best Foreign Language Film: Leviathan
Summary: A man battles a corrupt mayor who wants to take his land.
Best Animated Feature: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Summary: An ice cave full of new dragons is discovered.
Best Original Song : Gloryfrom Selma by John Legend and Common
Summary: a look at Martin Luther King’s campaign for equal voting rights by a march through Selma to Montgomery, Alabama; 1965.
Best TV Comedy or Musical: Transparent
Summary: The lives of a Los Angeles family following the patriarch’s sexual identifying as a woman.
Best TV Drama: The Affair
Summary: The effects of an affair between a couple married to different people
Best Actress in a TV Drama: Ruth Wilson for The Affair
Known for: Jane Eyre (2006 mini-series), Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Best Actor in a TV Drama: Kevin Spacey for House of Cards
Known for: American Beauty (1999), Superman Returns(2006)
Summary: a ruthless politician does all he can to reach the top of the political ladder, with the help of his equally scheming wife.
Best Actress in a TV Comedy: Gina Rodriguez for Jane the Virgin
Known for: The Bold and The Beautiful, Filly Brown(2012)
Summary: The life of a young Latina woman after she is accidentally artificially inseminated during a routine checkup.
Best Actor in a TV Comedy: Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent
Known for: … And Justice For All (1979), Arrested Development
Best Miniseries or TV Movie: Fargo
Summary: Anthology series
Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Maggie Gyllenhaal for The Honorable Woman
Known for: Secretary (2002), The Dark Knight (2008)
Summary: An Anglo- Israeli business woman is appointed a life peer.
Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Billy Bob Thornton for Fargo
Known for: Armageddon(1998), Monster’s Ball (2001)
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Show, Miniseries or TV Movie: Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey
Known for: Coronation Street, Bad Girls.
Summary: Series about the Crawley family during pre-World War I.
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Show, Miniseries or TV Movie: Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart
Known for: Guiding Light, White Collar
Summary: Ned Weeks, a gay activist, works to spread AIDS/HIV awareness during the 1980s.
Best Screenplay: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo for Birdman
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