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Boyhood Scores Big in Weekend Critics Awards

December 7, 2014 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Boyhood was the big winner in this weekend’s film critic awards. The New York Film Critics Online, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Society of Film Critics and Boston Online Film Critics Association handed out their annual awards over the weekend, with the first three all awarding Richard Linklater’s film both Best Picture and Best Director. The BOFCA selected Snowpiercer as their top film, with Alejandro González Iñårritu taking home Best Director for Birdman.

Boyhood also picked up Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette from LAFCA and the NYFCO, along with Best Editing from LAFCA and the BOFCA. The latter also awarded the film Best Screenplay (tied with Birdman) and Best Ensemble.

You can check out the full list below from all of the critics groups.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA):
Best Picture: Boyhood
Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best Actor: Tom Hardy, Locke
Best Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Best Supporting Actor: JK Simmons, Whiplash
Best Supporting Actress: Agata Kuleszka, Ida
Best Screenplay: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Foreign Film: Ida
Documentary: Citizenfour
Cinematography: Birdman
Animated: The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Score: Under the Skin, Inherent Vice (TIE)
Best Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Editing: Boyhood

New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO)
Best Picture – Boyhood
Best Director – Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best Actress – Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night
Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
Best Screenplay – Birdman
Best Ensemble – Birdman
Best Documentary – Life Itself
Best Foreign Film – Two Days, One Night
Best Animated Feature – The LEGO Movie
Best Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman
Best Use of Music – Get on Up
Best Debut Director winner – Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Breakthrough Performance – Jack O’Connell, Unbroken and Starred Up

New York Film Critics Online Top 10:
Birdman
Boyhood
Guardians of the Galaxy
Imitation Game
Most Violent Year
Mr. Turner
Selma
Theory of Everything
Under the Skin
Whiplash

Society of Boston Film Critics
Best Picture: Boyhood
Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best Ensemble: Boyhood
Best Actor: Michael Keaton, Birdman
Best Actress: Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night and The Immigrant
Supporting Actor: JK Simmons, Whiplash
Supporting Actress: Emma Stone, Birdman
Screenplay: TIE Birdman, Boyhood
Cinematography: Birdman
Foreign Language Film: Two Days, One Night
Documentary: CitizenFour
Animated Film: The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Best New Filmmaker Award: Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Music in a film: Inherent Vice
Editing: Boyhood

Boston Online Film Critics Association

Best Picture: Snowpiercer
Best Director: Alejandro González Iñårritu for Birdman
Best Actor: Brendan Gleeson for Calvary
Best Actor: Marion Cotillard for Two Days, One Night
Best Supporting Actor: Edward Norton for Birdman
Best Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton for Snowpiercer
Best Screenplay: Calvary
Best Foreign Language Film: Two Days, One Night
Best Documentary: Life Itself
Best Animated Film: The LEGO Movie
Best Cinematography: Birdman
Best Editing: Edge of Tomorrow
Best Original Score: Under the Skin
Best Ensemble: Birdman

THE TEN BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR:
1. SNOWPIERCER
2. UNDER THE SKIN
3. BOYHOOD
4. ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
5. THE BABADOOK
6. TWO DAYS ONE NIGHT
7. BIRDMAN
8. CALVARY
9. INHERENT VICE
10. SELMA