Award season always brings a number of surprises and this year is no exception. Godzillanewz is proud to announce that Christopher Nolan’s 2014 science-fiction hit “Interstellar” will be the recipient of its “Best Picture” award. As a groundbreaking piece of cinema, “Interstellar” combined elements of science-fiction, drama, and adventure to create an intriguing and enthralling tale. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain, the film skillfully combined grand spectacle and narrative power. This was the type of film necessaries to break the creative boundaries of conventional Hollywood story-telling, with its ambitious-yet-conceptually-driven narrative thrust. The combination of human drama and larger-than-life science-fiction caused “Interstellar” to become a major box-office success both domestically and abroad, grossing over $675 million at the global box-office. It was widely acclaimed by critics, with a 92% “fresh” rating on aggregate film review site Rotten Tomatoes. The film also received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Visual Effects, and Best Original Score. Ultimately, “Interstellar” won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The overwhelming success of “Interstellar” has also caused it to be instrumental in creating a wave of science-fiction projects over the last few years. Hollywood is now keen on producing larger and more expensive science-fiction fare, not shying away from ventures with budgets exceeding $100 million dollars. “Interstellar” demonstrated that audiences were willing to embrace science-fiction on a wide scale of varying budgets and scales. It has ushered in a new era of science-fiction entertainment, which is now one of the most popular film genres. Today, “Interstellar” stands as a milestone in modern film-making, achieving both creative success and financial success. That’s why Godzillanewz has chosen to honor “Interstellar” with its Best Picture award. We believe that its combination of artistry and commercial success has served to shape the modern film industry and will continue to do so for years to come.