The Boston Society of Film Critics, founded in 1981, has announced its awards.
Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave. Runner-up: The Wolf of Wall Street.
Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave. Runner-up: Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine.
Best Supporting Actor: James Gandolfini for Enough Said. Runner-up’s a tie: Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips and Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club.
Best Supporting Actress: June Squibb for Nebraska. Runner-up: Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave.
Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave. Runner-up: Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Best Screenplay: Nicole Holofcener for Enough Said. Terence Winter for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki for Gravity. Runner-up: Philippe Le Sourd for The Grandmaster.
Best Documentary: The Act of Killing. Runners-up: Blackfish, Leviathan, At Berkeley, Crash Reel, and 20 Feet from Stardom.
Best Foreign-Language Film: Wadjda. Runner-up: Blue Is the Warmest Color.
Best Animated Film: The Wind Rises. Runner-up: Frozen. Before the Society voted on this award, Voice critic Inkoo Kang read a statement out loud declaring Hayao Miyazaki’s film “morally repugnant.” Sam Adams has the full story—and statement—at Criticwire.
Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer): Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill for Rush. Runner-up: Thelma Schoonmaker for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy): Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station. Runner-up: Josh Oppenheimer for The Act of Killing.
Best Ensemble Cast: Nebraska.
Best Use of Music in a Film: Inside Llewyn Davis. Runner-up: Nebraska.
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