Home Movies Critics Choice Awards Go to Hustle, 12 Years, “Gravity” Director

The Broadcast Critics Association handed out the 19th annual Critics Choice Awards tonight in a two hour ceremony broadcast live on the CW Network. Unlike the Golden Globes or National Board of Review, the Critics Choice is voted on by a huge national group of professional film critics and entertainment press from around the country. Critics Choice has proven to be a bellwether of the Academy Awards, which announced Oscar nominations earlier in the day.

Big surprise was Lupita Nyong’o as Best Supporting Actress in 12 Years a Slave. Jennifer Lawrence had won the Golden Globe. Matthew McConaughey’s win for Best Actor in The Dallas Buyers Club was also unexpected. The Academy may feel more passionate about Bruce Dern, who’s 77, has never won an Oscar, and does brilliant work in “Nebraska.”

The awards, given out in the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica airport, were star studded. Everyone who could be there was including Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, and Martin Scorsese.

WINNERS OF THE 19th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS

Best Picture – “12 Years a Slave”

Best Actor – Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress – Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”

Best Supporting Actor – Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Supporting Actress – Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Young Actor/Actress – Adele Exarchopoulos, “Blue Is The Warmest Color”

Best Acting Ensemble – “American Hustle”

Best Director – Alfonso Cuarón, “Gravity”

Best Original Screenplay – Spike Jonze, “Her”

Best Adapted Screenplay – John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity”

Best Art Direction – Catherine Martin (Production Designer), Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator), “The Great Gatsby”

Best Editing – Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger, “Gravity”

Best Costume Design – Catherine Martin, “The Great Gatsby”

Best Hair & Makeup – “American Hustle”

Best Visual Effects – “Gravity”

Best Animated Feature – “Frozen”

Best Action Movie – “Lone Survivor”

Best Actor in an Action Movie – Mark Wahlberg, “Lone Survivor”

Best Actress in an Action Movie – Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

Best Comedy – “American Hustle”

Best Actor in a Comedy – Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best Actress in a Comedy – Amy Adams, “American Hustle”

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie – “Gravity”

Best Foreign Language Film – “Blue Is the Warmest Color”

Best Documentary Feature – “20 Feet From Stardom”

Best Song – “Let It Go” Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen”

Best Score – Steven Price, “Gravity”

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