The New York Film Critics Circle is voting right now for 2014 awards. So far Best Animation goes to “Lego Movie.” Foreign Film is “Ida.” Keep refreshing….this is an actual award, not the National Board of, er,
Fans...Annie Schulhof’s politburo…
“Citizen Four ” about Edward Snowden has won Best Non Fiction Film. The doc by Laura Poitras has made $1.5 million at the box office so far. It’s from Radius-Weinstein company, as is another potential Oscar nominee, “Keep on Keepin’ On.”
BEST PICTURE-– “Boyhood”
BEST DIRECTOR-– RICHARD LINKLATER “BOYHOOD”
Best Actress-– Surprise! Marion Cotillard for “Two Days, One Night” and “The Immigrant’
Best Actor-– Timothy Spall as “Mr. Turner.” All that grunting paid off! Congrats!
Best Supporting Actor– is JK Simmons in “Whiplash.” Lovely choice! Well deserved!
Best Supporting Actress-– Patricia Arquette for “Boyhood.” She’s a slam dunk for the Oscar, kids.
Best Screenplay— Wes Anderson, the very charming “Grand Budapest Hotel.”
Best Cinematography: Darius Khondji for “The Immigrant” but also for “Magic in the Moonlight.”
Best First Feature— Jennifer Kent, “The Babadook”
Since we have to wait 10 minutes between votes, here’s a musical treat: