The awards ceremony was hosted by critically and globally acclaimed actor, comedian and late-night talk show host James Corden
The 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor performances from this year’s most talked about and highly anticipated films. The Hollywood Film Awards,the official launch of the awards season, has recognized excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking for 18 years, honoring some of the world’s biggest stars.[slideshow]
Alicia Vikander graciously accepted the “Hollywood Breakout Actress” award from Armie Hammer, who noted that she’s been in a remarkable seven films this year. Amy Poehler borrowed reading glasses from Pete Doctor’s wife to present him with the “Hollywood Animation Award.” Ryan Gosling set the record straight on how to pronounce Saoirse Ronan’s name, while singing her praises. Jane Fonda received a standing ovation after stepping onstage to accept the “Supporting Actress Award” for her work in Youth. Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez accepted the “Hollywood Blockbuster Award” for Furious 7along with Vin Diesel, who gave an emotional speech about the cast, as well as the impact of losing a member of that family too soon. Carey Mulligan spoke passionately about women’s rights while accepting the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her work in Suffragette. Amy Schumer drew big laughs while accepting the “Hollywood Comedy Award” from an excited Selena Gomez. Vin Diesel took the stage again to introduce a powerful performance of “See You Again” by “Hollywood Song Award” winners Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. Will Smith accepted the “Hollywood Actor Award” for Concussion from Jamie Foxx, and spoke passionately about wanting to honor the truth of the film while also being a football dad. Robert De Niro received a standing ovation after a reel honoring his work was played. The awards ceremony took place on Sunday, November 1,2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.