It was a grand night for Fox Searchlight
, which scored the most wins at the 87th Academy Awards with its top two films: “Birdman
” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel
.” The two films were awarded 4 statues each, after also tying in nominations (9 each).
” took home the top prize for Best Picture, as well as Best Director for Alejandro Inarritu. The Michael Keaton
-starrer also won for Cinematography and Original Screenplay.
“The Grand Budapest Hotel” shined in below-the-line categories, winning for Makeup and Hairstyling, Production Design and Costume Design. Alexandre Desplat
, a double nominee (he was also in contention for his work on “The Imitation Game
”), won the Oscar for Best Original Score.Sony Pictures Classics
also saw a successful evening, with “Whiplash
” taking home 3 awards for J.K. Simmons
, Editing and Sound Mixing, and Julianne Moore
scoring Best Actress for “Still Alice
See the film scorecard below: