Fox’s thriller “Gone Girl” won the top award at the 18th Hollywood Film Awards, telecast for the first time Friday.
Benedict Cumberbatch won the acting trophy for “Imitation Game” while Julianne More took the actress kudo for “Still Alice.”
Robert Duvall and Keira Knightley have won the supporting actor and actress trophies. Duvall won for his portrayal of a aging jurist in “The Judge” and Knightley took hers for playing a mathematician in “The Imitation Game.”
Friday’s ceremonies at the Hollywood Paladium were tension-free, given that the the voting is done by an anonymous advisory panel.
'I was told there were no other nominees so I was cautiously optimistic' – @BenAffleck accepts the best picture award for 'Gone Girl'
— Dave McNary (@Variety_DMcNary) November 15, 2014
The pre-show ceremonies represented the first opportunity for a major red carpet at the start of awards season.
“Gone Girl” also won the screenplay award for Gillian Flynn.
The complete list of winners:
Hollywood Film Award: Gone Girl
Hollywood Actor Award: Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Actress Award: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Hollywood Career Achievement Award: Michael Keaton, Birdman
Hollywood Director Award: Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Ensemble Award: Foxcatcher cast
Hollywood Documentary Award: Supermensch
New Hollywood Award: Jack O’Connell, Unbroken
Hollywood Comedy Film Award:: Chris Rock, Top Five
Hollywood Animation Award: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Hollywood Supporting Actor Award: Robert Duvall, The Judge
Hollywood Supporting Actress Award: Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award: Shailene Woodley, The Fault in Our Stars
Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award: Jean-Marc Vallée, Wild
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Hollywood Screenwriter Award: Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
Hollywood Song Award: Janelle Monae, “What is Love” for Rio 2
Hollywood Blockbuster Award: Guardians of the Galaxy
Hollywood Cinematography Award: Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman
Hollywood Visual Effects Award: Scott Farrar, Transformers: Age of Extinction
Hollywood Film Composer Award: Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game
Hollywood Costume Design Award: Milena Canonero, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Hollywood Editing Award: Jay Cassidy and Dody Dorn, Fury
Hollywood Production Design Award: Dylan Cole and Gary Freeman, Maleficent
Hollywood Sound Award: Ren Klyce, Gone Girl
Hollywood Make-Up and Hairstyling Award: David White (Special Make-up Effects) and Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou (Hair Designer and Make-up Designer), Guardians of the Galaxy