The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) has announced its winners for its annual Dorian Awards.
The organization is comprised of over 110 movie and TV critics nationwide. The awards are handed out to 25 different categories, which include both mainstream and LGBTQ-centric films and TV shows. Awards include everything from Rising Star to Music Video of the Year.
This year, the GALECA gave Selma‘s director Ava DuVernay the Film Director of the Year award, which is great news considering she was overlooked for an Oscar in this category.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood was awarded the Film of the Year award.
Julianne Moore took Film Performance of the Year – Actress, for her performance in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne, who plays Stephen Hawking in the biopic The Theory of Everything, beat Benedict Cumberbatch, to take Film Performance of the Year — Actor award.
The British film Pride, was recognised as the Unsung Film of the Year and the LGBTQ Film of the Year
In TV categories, Transparent won five awards, including TV Comedy of the Year, and creator Jill Soloway was named Wilde Artist of the Year, which honors a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television.
Other TV Shows such as HBO’s Normal Heart, CW’s Jane the Virgin, and Lisa Kudrow’s Comeback were also recognized.
Rob Marshall’s Into the Woods won the Campy Flick of the Year and gay director Xavier Dolan’s Mommy was awarded for Foreign Language.
George Takei, who was also the subject of a documentary in 2014, was given the organization’s Timeless Award, which is presented to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom, and wit.
GALECA’S 2014/15 Dorian Award Winners:
Film of the Year: Boyhood, director Richard Linklater
Film Performance of the Year – Actor: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Film Performance of the Year – Actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Film Director of the Year: Ava DuVernay, Selma
LGBTQ Film of the Year: Pride
Foreign Language Film of the Year: Mommy, director Xavier Dolan
Unsung Film of the Year: Pride
Documentary of the Year (theatrical release, TV airing, or DVD release): The Case Against 8 – HBO
Visually Striking Film of the Year (honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography): The Grand Budapest Hotel
Campy Flick of the Year: Into the Woods
TV Drama of the Year: The Normal Heart – HBO
TV Comedy of the Year: Transparent – Amazon
TV Director of the Year: Jill Soloway, Transparent
TV Performance of the Year – Actor: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
TV Performance of the Year – Actress: Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback
TV Musical Performance of the Year: Neil Patrick Harris, “Sugar Daddy,” The Tony Awards
LGBTQ TV Show of the Year: Transparent
Unsung TV Show of the Year: Getting On – HBO
TV Current Affairs Show of the Year: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Campy TV Show of the Year: Jane the Virgin
Music Video of the Year: Sia, “Chandelier”
The “We’re Wilde About You!” Rising Star Award: Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Wilde Wit of the Year (honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse): John Oliver
Wilde Artist of the Year (honoring a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater, and/or television): Jill Soloway
Timeless Award: George Takei