The San Diego Film Critics Society actually gave 12 Years a Slave more nominations than any other film this year—eight—but once the votes were counted, Steve McQueen and his team came away empty-handed. The winners:
Best Film: Her.
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine.
Best Actor: Oscar Isaac for Inside Llewyn Davis.
Best Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley for The Spectacular Now.
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club.
Best Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze for Her.
Best Adapted Screenplay: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke for Before Midnight.
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki for To the Wonder.
Best Animated Film: Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Best Editing: Christopher Rouse for Captain Phillips.
Best Production Design: Catherine Martin and Karen Murphy for The Great Gatsby.
Best Score: Arcade Fire for Her.
Best Ensemble Performance: American Hustle.
Kyle Counts Award: Destin Cretton.