Julianne Moore has won the Oscar for Best Lead Actress for her role in “Still Alice,” directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. The film was based on the book written by Lisa Genova, working from a screenplay written by Richard Glatzer. Moore starred in the film with Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart.
Marion Cotillard was nominated for her lead-role in “Two Days, One Night,” a film co-written and co-directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne. Starring alongside Cotillard were Fabrizio Rongione and Catherine Salée.
Felicity Jones was nominated for “The Theory of Everything,” from James Marsh based off the book written by Jane Hawking, the screenplay for the film was written by Anthony McCarten. Jones starred alongside Eddie Redmayne and Tom Prior.
Rosamund Pike was nominated for the popular thriller “Gone Girl,” from director David Fincher. The film came from the best-selling novel of the same-name written by Gillian Flynn, who also wrote the screenplay. Pike starred in the film with Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris.
Reese Witherspoon was nominated for “Wild,” directed by Jean-Marc Vallée working off a screenplay from Nick Hornby and based on the memoir written by Cheryl Strayed called “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail”. Gaby Hoffmann also appeared in the film.