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‘The Imitation Game’ Leads Race for Empire Awards

LONDON — “The Imitation Game” leads the race for the Jameson Empire Awards, which is voted for by readers of film magazine Empire, with six nominations.

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service” follow with four nominations each. “Boyhood,” “Gone Girl,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Interstellar” were all short-listed in three categories.

Five films have been short-listed in both the film and director categories: “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Boyhood,” “Interstellar,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Imitation Game.”

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March 29.

THE JAMESON EMPIRE AWARDS NOMINATIONS

FILM
“Boyhood”
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
“The Imitation Game”
“Interstellar”

DIRECTOR
Peter Jackson (“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”)
Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”)
Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar”)
Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”)
Morten Tyldum (“The Imitation Game”)

NEWCOMER — MALE
Ellar Coltrane (“Boyhood”)
Taron Egerton (“Kingsman: The Secret Service”)
Daniel Huttlestone (“Into the Woods”)
Jack O’Connell (“Unbroken”)
Dan Stevens (“The Guest”)

ACTOR
Richard Armitage (“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”)
Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper”)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”)
Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”)
Andy Serkis (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”)

ACTRESS
Emily Blunt (“Edge of Tomorrow”)
Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”)
Keira Knightley (“The Imitation Game”)
Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”)
Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”)

NEWCOMER — FEMALE
Sophie Cookson (“Kingsman: The Secret Service”)
Carrie Coon (“Gone Girl”)
Essie Davis (“The Babadook”)
Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Oculus”)
Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“Belle”)

SCI-FI/FANTASY
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
“Interstellar”
“X-Men: Days of Future Past”

HORROR
“Annabelle”
“The Babadook”
“The Guest”
“Oculus”
“Under the Skin”

COMEDY
“22 Jump Street”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Inbetweeners 2”
“The Lego Movie”
“Paddington”

THRILLER
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
“Gone Girl”
“The Imitation Game”
“Kingsman: The Secret Service”
“Locke”

BRITISH FILM
“The Imitation Game”
“Kingsman: The Secret Service”
“Paddington”
“The Theory of Everything”
“Under the Skin”

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