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‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Triumph at Hollywood Film Awards

‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Triumph at Hollywood Film Awards


Gone Girl and The Imitation Game were the big winners at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards on Friday night after taking home seven honors between them.

The David Fincher thriller, starring Ben Affleck as a cheating husband who is suspected of killing his wife, earned the top prize of Hollywood Film, while Gillian Flynn took home the Hollywood Screenwriter award for turning her bestselling book into a movie of the same name.

The Imitation Game was a quadruple winner, earning Benedict Cumberbatch Hollywood Actor and Keira Knightley Hollywood Supporting Actress for their portrayals of famous World War Two encryption specialists Alan Turing and Joan Clarke, while filmmaker Morten Tyldum was named Hollywood Director and Alexandre Desplat earned the title of Hollywood Film Composer.

New dad Robert Downey, Jr. took time out of diaper duties to celebrate his The Judge co-star Robert Duvall as Hollywood Supporting Actor, the first award of the night, while Angelina Jolie honored Jack O’Connell with the New Hollywood award for his performance as Olympian-turned-war hero Louis Zamperini in Unbroken.

The Hollywood Film Awards, which recognize “excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking”, serves as the official launch of the Hollywood awards season.

The ceremony was hosted by Queen Latifah from the Hollywood Palladium and featured appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Johnny Depp, Laura Dern, Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Robert Pattinson, Hilary Swank, Jonah Hill and Geena Davis.

The main list of winners at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards is:

Hollywood Film – Gone Girl
Hollywood Blockbuster – Guardians of the Galaxy
Hollywood Actor – Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Actress – Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Hollywood Supporting Actor – Robert Duvall, The Judge
Hollywood Supporting Actress – Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Breakout Performance, Actor – Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Hollywood Breakout Performance, Actress – Shailene Woodley, The Fault In Our Stars
Hollywood Director – Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Breakthrough Director – Jean-Marc Vallee, Wild
Hollywood Screenwriter – Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
Hollywood Ensemble – Foxcatcher
Hollywood Career Achievement – Michael Keaton
New Hollywood – Jack O’Connell, Unbroken
Hollywood Documentary – Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
Hollywood Comedy Film – Top Five
Hollywood Animation – How To Train Your Dragon 2
Hollywood Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman
Hollywood International – Jing Tian
Hollywood Visual Effects – Scott Farrar, Transformers: Age of Extinction
Hollywood Film Composer – Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Song – Janelle Monae, Rio 2
Hollywood Costume Design – Milena Canonero, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Hollywood Editor – Jay Cassidy and Dody Dorn, Fury
Hollywood Production Design – Dylan Cole and Gary Freeman, Maleficent
Hollywood Sound – Ren Klyce, Gone Girl
Hollywood Makeup and Hairstyling – David White and Elizabeth Yanni-Georgiou, Guardians of the Galaxy.

Photo Credit: Gone Girl

Emma Loggins Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. She updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002!


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