Queen Latifah kicked off the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 14,2014 at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Film Awards, which was created in 1997 by CarlBraos de Abreu, was televised for the first time on CBS. Keep reading for further details.
According to Deadline, the actress-daytime TV host began the show with a monologue. She also noted that Hollywood Film Awards is the famous forecaster of Academy nominations.
"I know what you're thinking: 'Did I miss the first seventeen Hollywood Film Awards?' You always remember your first," said Latifah in her monologue.
“The Imitation Game” was the major winner of the evening with four awards. Other big winners of the night were "Gone Girl" (Hollywood Film Award), Benedict Cumberbatch (Hollywood Actor Award) and Julianne Moore (Hollywood Actress Award). Unlike most awards shows, only winners were there in attendance as the winners were informed ahead of time. So all the celebrities who appeared at the ceremony were either winners or presenters.
Here is the full list of winners:
Hollywood Film Award: “Gone Girl”
Hollywood Blockbuster Award: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
Hollywood Director Award: Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”
Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award: Jean-Marc Vallee, “Wild”
Hollywood Documentary Award: Mike Meyers, “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon”
Hollywood Comedy Film Award: Chris Rock, “Top Five”
Hollywood Animation Award: “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Hollywood Actor Award: Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Hollywood Actress Award: Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”
Hollywood Supporting Actress Award: Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award: Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars”
Hollywood Supporting Actor Award: Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
Hollywood Career Achievement Award: Michael Keaton
New Hollywood Award: Jack O'Connell, “Unbroken”
Hollywood Ensemble Award: “Foxcatcher”
Hollywood Song Award: Janelle Monae, “What Is Love,” “Rio 2”
Hollywood Screenwriter Award: Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl”
Hollywood Cinematography Award: Emmanuel Lubezki, “Birdman”
Hollywood Visual Effects Award: Scott Farrar, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
Hollywood Film Composer Award: Alexandre Desplat, “The Imitation Game”
Hollywood Costume Design Award: Milena Canonero, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Hollywood Editing Award: Jay Cassidy and Dody Dorn, “Fury”
Hollywood Production Design Award: Dylan Cole and Gary Freeman, “Maleficent”
Hollywood Sound Award: Ren Klyce, “Gone Girl”
Hollywood Make-Up and Hairstyling Award: David White (Special Make-up Effects) and Elizabeth Yanni-Georgiou (Hair Designer and Make-up Designer), “Guardians of the Galaxy”
And that’s it for the Hollywood Film Awards 2014 update. For more updates on upcoming events, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).
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