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12 Years a Slave

’12 Years a Slave’

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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