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The biggest Oscar winners that weren't Best Picture nominees

"I have to add that i's a pity Terminator 2 wasn't nominated for Best Actress for Linda Hamilton." - Cris

"That Dracula costume win is one of the most deserved Oscars of all time. Ishioka = genius. Her costumes were their own characters." - Sawyer

INTERVIEWS

Oscar Interviews
Asghar Farhadi (The Salesman)
Saroo & Sue Brierley (Lion)
Martin Butler & Bentley Dean (Tanna)
Nicole Kidman (Lion)
Denis Villeneuve (Arrival

 

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The Films of 2015. The 16th annual FiLM BiTCH Awards

PICTURE | ACTING | VISUALS | AURALS | EXTRAS | SPECIAL | SCENES 

 

AND THE NOMINEES ARE... 

Best Original Score
THE HANDMAIDEN
Jo Yeong-wook
JACKIE
Mica Levy
LION
Volker Bertlemann & Dustin O'Halloran
THE RED TURTLE
Nicholas Brittel
THE WITCH
Mark Korven
 
 
   
 
 
 
Runners Up

Finalists: Kubo and the Two Strings - music by Dario Marianelli; Elle Anne Dudley
Semi Finalists: Florence Foster Jenkins - Alexandre Desplat, High-Rise - Clint Mansell, Zootopia - Michael Giacchino; and Nocturnal Animals - Abel Korzeniowski


Best Adapted Score, Combination / Song Score
*not an Oscar correlative category - anything song heavy or using both old & original music *
20th CENTURY WOMEN
Roger Neill, The Talking Heads, Various Artists
ARRIVAL
Jóhann Jóhannson
and Max Richter
LA LA LAND
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, John Legend
MOONLIGHT
NIcholas Brittell and Various Artists
SING STREET
Gary Clark, Graham Henderson, Zamo Riffman Adam Levine
     
 


 
 
 
Runners Up

Finalists: Hail Caesar - Carter Burwell and Various artists, Moana - Marc Macina & Lin-Manuel Miranda, American Honey -Various Artists
Semi Finalists: Everybody Wants Some - Various Artists, Cafe Society - Various Artists, Pete's Dragon - Daniel Hart and Various Artists

 

Best Sound Mixing
Think overall soundscape. They record while filming and later blend multiple sources (dialogue, effects, music, etcetera) for finished sound design
ARRIVAL FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS THE HANDMAIDEN SILENCE THE WITCH
  
 
  
  
 
Runners Up

Finalists: Moana, Jackie, 20th Century Women
Semi Finalists: Hail, Caesar!, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Moonlight

 

Best Sound Effects Editing
Think disparate elements. They create, assemble, record sound and effects. 
ARRIVAL DOCTOR STRANGE THE HANDMAIDEN THE JUNGLE BOOK SULLY
  
   
 
 
 
 
Runners Up

Finalists: Captain America: Civil War, Hacksaw Ridge, Kubo and the Two Strings
Semi Finalists: Rogue One, Zootopia, Moana

 

Best Original Song
Tunes!
LA LA LAND
"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)"
LA LA LAND
"City of Stars"
MOANA
"How Far I'll Go"

SING STREET
"Brown Shoes"

SING STREET
"Drive It Like You Stole It"
  
   
 
 
 
 
Runners Up

Finalists: Hail Caesar "No Dames", Rules Don't Apply "Rules Don't Apply", Zootopia "Try Everything,"

Semi Finalists: Hello My Name is Doris "Dance Rascal Dance," Moana "We Know the Way," La La Land "Another Day of Sun"

 

 

TRADITIONAL (OSCAR CORRELATIVE) CATEGORIES
Nomination Tallies (35 Movies Represented - 19 of 19 Categories)
SPECIAL CATEGORIES YET TO BE ANNOUNCED... 

8 nominations
ARRIVAL
LA LA LAND

7 nominations
THE HANDMAIDEN
MOONLIGHT 

6 nominations
20TH CENTURY WOMEN
JACKIE 

3 nominations
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS
HAIL, CAESAR!
SING STREET
THE WITCH

2 nominations
AMERICAN HONEY
A BIGGER SPLASH
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC
DOCTOR STRANGE
ELLE
FENCES
JUNGLE BOOK
LION
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP
MOONLIGHT
ZOOTOPIA 

1 nomination
AQUARIUS
THE DRESSMAKER
HIGH-RISE
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS
LITTLE MEN
THE LOBSTER
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
THE NEON DEMON
NERUDA
THE RED TURTLE
SILENCE
STAR TREK BEYOND
SULLY 

 

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