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Birdman Featurette - The Cast (2014) - Michael Keaton, Edward Norton Movie HD

The cast of Birdman takes you behind the scenes

A never ending best picture showdown between Birdman and Boyhood.


Neil Patrick Harris takes his very first shot as host. Birdman and Boyhood had an uneven battle for the top prize of Best Picture in a showdown of technical spectacle vs. emotional grasp. The Academy gets some controversy go going all white after leaving Martin Luther King movie Selma snubbed from every category except 2. Harry Belafonte received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award while Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O Hara were given Honorary Oscars for each of their respective contributions to the world of entertainment. The Scientific Technical Award was presented to Larry Hornbeck "for the invention of digital micromirror technology as used in DLP cinema projection."


Big Hero 6 won Best Animated Feature

Feast won Best Animated Short

Citizenfour won Best Documentary Feature

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press One won Best Documentary Short

Poland won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry Ida

The Phone Call won Best Live Action Short

Interstellar won Best Visual Effects

American Sniper won Best Sound Editing

Selma won Best Original Song (Glory)

The Imitation Game won Best Adapted Screenplay

Boyhood won Best Supporting Actress

Still Alice won Best Actress (its sole nomination)

The Theory Of Everything won Best Actor

Whiplash won 3 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Film Editing

The Grand Budapest Hotel won 4 Academy Awards for Best Original Score, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, and Best Makeup

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Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) won its 4 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography