Oscars 2015

Hi Guys ,

So it has become somewhat of a yearly tradition staying up late to watch the Oscars; didn’t go to bed until 5:30am this morning. I am a big movie lover to the point that I will go to the Cinema on my own. The Oscars last night were not as great in terms of the hosting in my opinion (Ellen DeGeneres did it better last year) but I still enjoyed the award show and the Red Carpet looks.

My Favourite Red Carpet Looks:


Photo Collage made by me
Photos: Google

How gorgeous do these women look!!

Zendaya in Vivienne Westwood 

Rosemund Pike in Givenchy Haute Couture

Lupita Nyong’o in Custom Calvin Klein 

Zoe Saldana in Versace


Favourite Beauty shot of the night. How gorgeous are these faux locks on Zendaya. I want this hairstyle next. Stunning!!

The Award Show:

Winners:

Best Actress: Julianne Moore (Still Alice)

Best Actor: Eddie Redmanyne (TheoryOfEverything)

Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)

Best Original Screenplay: Birdman

Best Writing Adapted Screenplay: The Imitation Game (Graham Moore)

Best Original Song: Glory (John Legend & Common)

Best Original Music Score: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Picture: Birdman 

Best Animated Feature: Big Hero Six

Best Foreign Language Movie: Ida

Best Live Action Short Film: The Phone Call

Best Animated Short Film: Feast

Best Documentary Feature: CitizenFour

Best Documentary Short Subject: Crisis Hotline; Veterans Press 1

Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman)

Best Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Visual Effects: Interstellar

Best Film Editing:Whiplash

Best Sound Mixing: Whiplash

Best Sound Editing: American Snipper

Best Makeup: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Costume Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel

There were quite a lot of controversial-empowering messages from the speeches that everyone said. I 

loved Graham Moore’s speech about staying weird and staying different and not letting people’s opinions of you discourage you from dreaming big and doing what you love. The performance of “Glory” by John Legend and Common was absolutely amazing, we saw tears at the Oscars. It’s amazing how the arts can be used to send a positive message and basically unite people. Peoples stories do matter. Let’s be the change we want to see in the world. I’m glad that it wasn’t all about the glitz and glam but actually acknowledging that there are bigger issues to be addressed in the world.

Hope you get the chance to see this year’s Oscars if you haven’t already and I will talk to you in my next post.

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