Best of 2014: Hollywood's A-List Reveal Their Favorites
Shonda Rhimes, Jennifer Aniston, Julianne Moore and more share the film, TV series or performance that moved them this year
This story first appeared in the Jan. 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Actress, Orange Is the New Black
"I loved Tatiana Maslany on Orphan Black. She's just so talented. That exercise of doing so many things at once, the juggling on that show, I find incredibly thrilling."
"The Theory of Everything is so gorgeous. Eddie Redmayne is simply unbelievable. I saw the Stephen Hawking documentary and his portrayal is completely amazing."
"Tilda Swinton in Snowpiercer. She's incredibly talented and always creative and fascinating to watch. She's just an actress who is consistently amazing."
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Actor, Arrow and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
"Interstellar. It's exciting to watch the technology of film growing. I'm a surfer — and I just wanted to paddle into that giant wave."
"I loved Andre Holland on The Knick. I'm a [Steven] Soderbergh stalker, basically. When he sees me, he'll be like, 'You look familiar — from peeking around the corner at me.' "
Producer, The Purge: Anarchy and White Bird in a Blizzard
"Shia LaBeouf in Fury. It's a beautiful performance. I feel this cat is a special kind of actor, walking in the footsteps of Monty Clift and Mickey Rourke."
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Actress, True Detective, The Best of Me and Fort Bliss
"Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler. He absolutely killed it in that movie. I haven't been able to stop thinking about it. He's so charming and scary in it."
Actress, Still Alice and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I
"Foxcatcher is so stellar and so unique. And everybody in Birdman is amazing. It's wonderful to see two great ensembles getting such deserved recognition."
Actor, The Theory of Everything
"Two Days, One Night. I think Marion Cotillard is a genius. And can I also say a play? I saw Emma Stone in Cabaret recently, and she and Alan Cumming were like dynamite together."
Creator of Scandal, producer of How to Get Away With Murder
"Selma. I just thought everything about that movie was spectacular; every performance in there was amazing. David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. was astounding."
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