The 1st Annual CineMunchies: Honoring the Best of 2014 in Cinema

You heard us chat away on our CineDrunk end-of-the-year podcast, but here, collected in one place, is another look at the winners of the first annual CineMunchies. Do you agree with our picks? Anything we left out? Let us know what you think!

*For our Best Picture and acting awards, we attributed points based on our personal rankings and those with the most points were our honorees.


Best Picture: Wild 

     2. Pride    
     3. Ida    
     4. Selma    
     5. Under the Skin


Best Actor: Michael Keaton in Birdman

     2. (TIE) Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel) 
& David Oyelowo (Selma)
     4. Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
5. Jake Gyllenhaal (Enemy)


Best Actress: Julianne Moore in Still Alice

     2. Essie Davis (The Babadook)
     3. Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
     4. Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin)
     5. Paulina García (Gloria)


Best Supporting Actor: Ethan Hawke in Boyhood

     2. Andrew Scott (Pride)
     3. (TIE) Alfred Molina (Love is Strange) 
Edward Norton (Birdman),
          & Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)


Best Supporting Actress: (TIE) Patricia Arquette in Boyhood 
& Agata Kulesza in Ida


     3. Carrie Coon (Gone Girl)
     4. Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer)
     5. Melanie Lynskey (Happy Christmas)

Best Food Moment in Film: Lindsay Duncan surrenders to a glass of wine in Le Week-End 

That’s the nicest things I’ve ever put in my mouth.

Best Performance in a Bad Movie: Sam Riley in Maleficent

Worst Performance in a Good Movie: Johnny Depp in Into the Woods

Full Metal Bitch, indeed.

Full Metal Bitch, indeed.

Sexiest Performance: Emily Blunt in Edge of Tomorrow

Ensemble of the Year: The cast of Pride

Best Performance by a Feline: Bleecker in Gone Girl

The "Thumbs Up for Diversity" Award (awarding a film for thinking outside the box when casting)Snowpiercer

Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Noah Wiseman in The Babadook

Film That Surprised Us the Most 
In a Good Way: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
     In a Bad Way: The Fault in Our Stars

The "I Wasn't Sure You Had That In You" Award
     Male: Bill Hader in The Skeleton Twins
     Female: Kristen Stewart in Still Alice

Most Underrated Film of the Year: Wild

Most Overrated Film of the Year: Whiplash


Best Inanimate Object: "Mister Babadook" the children's book in The Babadook

Best Performance by an Elderly British Actor: Marion Bailey in Mr. Turner

Breakthrough of the Year: Female Directors
     (Most specifically: Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Kent, and Gillian Robespierre)

Most Romantic Onscreen Moment: The headphone splitters walk through NYC in Begin Again

Best Music Moment in Film: The Skeleton Twins lip-sync to "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" by Starship