Phoenix Film Critics 2014

Best Picture
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
A Most Violent Year
Boyhood
Gone Girl
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Lego Movie
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Best Actor in a Leading Role
* Michael Keaton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
Brendan Gleeson, Calvary
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Tommy Lee Jones, The Homesman

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* J.K. Simmon, Whiplash
Edward Norton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
Logan Lerman, Fury
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

Best Actress in a Leading Role
* Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
Hilary Swank, The Homesman
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
* Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Carrie Coon, Gone Girl
Emma Stone, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Best Director
* Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Alejandro G. Inarritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Damien Chazelle, Whiplash
David Fincher, Gone Girl
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
* Gone Girl
American Sniper
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything
Wild

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
A Most Violent Year
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Whiplash

Best Animated Film
* The Lego Movie
Big Hero 6
How To Train Your Dragon 2
The Boxtrolls

Best Cinematography
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
A Most Violent Year
Interstellar
Into The Woods
The Theory of Everything
Unbroken

Best Production Design
* The Grand Budapest Hotel
Interstellar
Snowpiercer
The Imitation Game

Best Costume Design
* The Grand Budapest Hotel
Inherent Vice
Into The Woods
Maleficent
The Theory of Everything

Best Documentary
* Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
Citizenfour
Jodorowsky’s Dune
Life Itself
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Best Ensemble Acting
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Guardians of the Galaxy
Into The Woods
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Film Editing
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Boyhood
Gone Girl
Interstellar
Into The Woods

Best Foreign Language Film
* Ida
Force Majeure
Mood Indigo
The Raid 2

Best Live Action Family Film
* Into The Woods
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Guardians of the Galaxy
Maleficent
Muppets Most Wanted

Best Original Score
* Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Gone Girl
Interstellar
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

Best Original Song
* “Everything Is Awesome” The Lego Movie
“Lost Stars” Begin Again
“Immortals” Big Hero 6
“Miracles” Unbroken

Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role – Female
* Lilla Crawford, Into The Woods
Sterling Jerins, And So It Goes
Mackenzie Foy, Interstellar

Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male
* Jaeden Martell, St. Vincent
Ed Oxenbould, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Ellar Coltrane, Boyhood
Daniel Huttlestone, Into The Woods
Tony Revolori, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Stunts
* Edge of Tomorrow
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
John Wick
Need For Speed
The Raid 2

Best Visual Effects
* Interstellar
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Edge of Tomorrow
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera
* Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Gillian Robespierre, Obvious Child
Jon Stewart, Rosewater
Damien Chazelle, Whiplash

Breakthrough Performance on Camera
* Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Ellar Coltrane, Boyhood
Jenny Slate, Obvious Child

Overlooked Film of the Year
* Edge of Tomorrow
Calvary
Obvious Child
Snowpiercer
The Skeleton Twins