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Awards 2013: Gotham, National Board of Review, NY Film Critics

posted by Nell Minow

The first movie awards of 2013 are in.  I’ve already cast my first round of votes for three more upcoming awards and will vote on the Washington Area Film Critics Awards over the weekend.

National Board of Review

Best Film:  HER

Best Director: Spike Jonze, HER

Best Actor: Bruce Dern, NEBRASKA

Best Actress: Emma Thompson, SAVING MR. BANKS

Best Supporting Actor: Will Forte, NEBRASKA

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, FRUITVALE STATION

Best Original Screenplay: Joel and Ethan Coen, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

Best Adapted Screenplay: Terence Winter, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Best Animated Feature: THE WIND RISES

Breakthrough Performance: Michael B. Jordan, FRUITVALE STATION
Breakthrough Performance: Adele Exarchopoulos, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

Best Directorial Debut: Ryan Coogler, FRUITVALE STATION

Best Foreign Language Film:  THE PAST

Best Documentary: STORIES WE TELL

William K. Everson Film History Award: George Stevens, Jr.

Best Ensemble:  PRISONERS

Spotlight Award: Career Collaboration of Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: WADJDA

Creative Innovation in Filmmaking Award: GRAVITY

 

Top Films
(in alphabetical order)

12 YEARS A SLAVE

FRUITVALE STATION

GRAVITY

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

LONE SURVIVOR

NEBRASKA

PRISONERS

SAVING MR. BANKS

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Top 5 Foreign Language Films

(In Alphabetical Order)

BEYOND THE HILLS

GLORIA

THE GRANDMASTER

A HIJACKING

THE HUNT

 

Top 5 Documentaries

(In Alphabetical Order)

 

20 FEET FROM STARDOM

THE ACT OF KILLING

AFTER TILLER

CASTING BY

THE SQUARE

 

Top 10 Independent Films

(In Alphabetical Order)

AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

IN A WORLD…

MOTHER OF GEORGE

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

MUD

THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES

SHORT TERM 12

SIGHTSEERS

THE SPECTACULAR NOW

 

 Gotham Awards

Best Feature: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Short Term 12″

Best Breakthrough Actor: Michael B. Jordan, “Fruitvale Station”

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award: Ryan Coogler, “Fruitvale Station”

Best Documentary: “The Act of Killing”

Audience Award: “Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings”

Euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers: Gita Pullapilly, “Beneath the Harvest Sky”

Tributes: James Gandolfini, Richard Linklater, Katherine Oliver and Forest Whitaker

 New York Film Critics Circle

Best Picture

American Hustle

Best Director
Steve McQueen
12 YEARS A SLAVE
Best Screenplay
Eric Singer & David O. Russell
AMERICAN HUSTLE
Best Actress
Cate Blanchett
BLUE JASMINE
Best Actor
Robert Redford
ALL IS LOST
Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence
AMERICAN HUSTLE
Best Supporting Actor
Jared Leto
DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
Best Cinematographer
Bruno Delbonnel
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS
Best Animated Film
The Wind Rises
Best Non-Fiction Film (Documentary)
Stories We Tell
Best Foreign Film
Blue is the Warmest Color
Best First Film
Ryan Coogler
FRUITVALE STATION
Special Award
              Frederick Wiseman


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