Monday, November 28, 2022

The 2014 NBP Film Award Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The 2014 NBP Film Community Award Winners were revealed on the podcast on Sunday alongside the staff voted NBP Film Awards for 2014. After months of podcast reviews, re-evaluations and fantastic conversations we now have our winners for 2014. A huge thank you to the entire team at Next Best Picture as we celebrate 4 years of NBP today on September 1st. Doing these retrospectives of years which pre-date the site have given us all a tremendous amount of joy and we hope you have enjoyed them as well. We’ll be back with our quick retrospective for the 2016 film year in a few days!

Click below to see our winners for 2014.


BEST PICTURE
Birdman
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
Gone Girl
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Interstellar
John Wick
Nightcrawler
Selma
Whiplash (RUNNER UP)

BEST DIRECTOR
Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Damien Chazelle – Whiplash (RUNNER UP)
Ava DuVernay – Selma
David Fincher – Gone Girl
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Birdman (WINNER)

BEST ENSEMBLE
Birdman
Gone Girl (WINNER)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (RUNNER UP)
Pride
Selma

BEST ACTRESS
Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night (RUNNER UP)
Essie Davis – The Babadook
Julianne Moore – Still Alice
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (WINNER)
Reese Witherspoon – Wild

BEST ACTOR
Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler (WINNER)
Michael Keaton – Birdman (RUNNER UP)
Matthew McConaughey – Interstellar
David Oyelowo – Selma

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood (RUNNER UP)
Carrie Coon – Gone Girl
Rene Russo – Nightcrawler
Emma Stone – Birdman
Tilda Swinton – Snowpiercer (WINNER)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Riz Ahmed – Nightcrawler
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood (RUNNER UP)
Edward Norton – Birdman
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash (WINNER)

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE
Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood
Mackenzie Foy – Interstellar (WINNER)
Jaeden Martell – St. Vincent
Tony Revolori – The Grand Budapest Hotel (RUNNER UP)
Noah Wiseman – The Babadook

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE
F. Murray Abraham – The Grand Budapest Hotel (RUNNER UP)
Will Arnett – The Lego Movie
Bradley Cooper – Guardians Of The Galaxy
Toby Kebbel – Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Andy Serkis – Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (WINNER)

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
Riz Ahmed – Nightcrawler (WINNER)
Carrie Coon – Gone Girl (RUNNER UP)
Jack O’Connell – Starred Up
Tony Revolori – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Jenny Slate – Obvious Child

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Ana Lily Amirpour – A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
Dan Gilroy – Nightcrawler (WINNER)
Jennifer Kent – The Babadook (RUNNER UP)
Justin Simien – Dear White People
Chad Stahelski – John Wick

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Gone Girl (WINNER)
Inherent Vice
Snowpiercer (RUNNER UP)
Whiplash
Wild

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Birdman
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER TIE)
Nightcrawler (WINNER TIE)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman (WINNER)
Gone Girl
The Grand Budapest Hotel (RUNNER UP)
Ida
Interstellar

BEST FILM EDITING
Edge Of Tomorrow
Gone Girl (RUNNER UP)
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Nightcrawler
Whiplash (WINNER)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Into the Woods
Snowpiercer (RUNNER UP)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Inherent Vice
Into The Woods
Maleficent (RUNNER UP)
Selma

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
Foxcatcher (RUNNER UP)
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians Of The Galaxy (WINNER)
Into The Woods
Maleficent

BEST SOUND EDITING
American Sniper (RUNNER UP)
Birdman
Edge Of Tomorrow
Interstellar (WINNER)
Whiplash

BEST SOUND MIXING
Birdman
Gone Girl
Interstellar
Snowpiercer (RUNNER UP)
Whiplash (WINNER)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (RUNNER UP)
Edge Of Tomorrow
Guardians Of The Galaxy
Interstellar (WINNER)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Gone Girl (RUNNER UP)
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Interstellar (WINNER)
The Theory Of Everything

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Begin Again – Lost Stars (RUNNER UP)
Beyond the Lights – Grateful
Boyhood – Split the Difference
The Lego Movie – Everything is Awesome
Selma – Glory (WINNER)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (RUNNER UP)
The Lego Movie (WINNER)
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
Force Majeure
Ida
Mommy (WINNER TIE)
Two Days, One Night (WINNER TIE)
Wild Tales

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Citezenfour (WINNER TIE)
Finding Vivian Maier
The Last Days In Vietnam
Life Itself (WINNER TIE)
Virunga

BEST ACTION FILM
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (RUNNER UP)
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Guardians Of The Galaxy
John Wick (WINNER)
The Raid 2

BEST COMEDY FILM
22 Jump Street
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Inherent Vice
Neighbors
Obvious Child (RUNNER UP)

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR FILM
The Babadook
Edge Of Tomorrow
Interstellar (RUNNER UP)
Snowpiercer (WINNER)

Under The Skin

BEST OVERLOOKED FILM
Calvary
The Immigrant
Locke
A Most Violent Year (WINNER)
Pride (RUNNER UP)

WIN TALLY
The Grand Budapest Hotel – 5
Interstellar – 4
Nightcrawler – 4
Gone Girl – 3
Whiplash – 3
Birdman – 2
Snowpiercer – 2
Citizenfour – 1
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – 1
Guardians Of The Galaxy – 1
John Wick – 1
The Lego Movie – 1
Life Itself – 1
Mommy – 1
A Most Violent Year – 1
Selma – 1
Two Days, One Night – 1

A huge thank you to all of the members of the NBP who voted: Nicole AckmanDan BayerTom O’ BrienDanilo CastroCasey Lee ClarkSara ClementsRebecca DanielCody DericksBianca GarnerDaniel HowatLauren LaMagnaWill MavityMatt NegliaJosh ParhamMichael SchwartzRyan C. Showers, Kaiya Shunyata & Amanda Spears

And if you want to listen to members of our staff react to the winners as they were announced on the podcast, please click here and skip ahead to 34:40.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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