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The 2014 Critics’ Choice Award winners!

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Another day, another award show. This is my favourite time of year. Let’s get right into it. The winners are…

BEST PICTURE

WINNER: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Saving Mr. Banks
The Wolf of Wall Street

Britney X Factor gif

 

Well deserved. Probably. I haven’t seen it yet.

BEST ACTOR

WINNER: MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Christian Bale – American Hustle
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Robert Redford – All Is Lost

Faye Resnick I can't even

 

Like I’m happy for him and everything but I kind of can’t deal with the fact that Leo’s biggest competition for the Oscar this year is going to be Matthew fucking McConaughey.

BEST ACTRESS

WINNER: CATE BLANCHETT, BLUE JASMINE

Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Brie Larson – Short Term 12
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

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That’s my girl!

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

WINNER: JARED LETO, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
James Gandolfini – Enough Said

Lauren Conrad it's not always fair gif the hills

 

This weirdo? Ugh.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

WINNER: LUPITA NYONG’O, 12 YEARS A SLAVE

Scarlett Johansson – Her
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

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The Critics’ Choice is generally considered a better predictor for the Oscars than the Golden Globes are, and I picked Lupita for the Oscar this morning. Looks like I might be on the money with this one.

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

WINNER: ADELE EXARCHOPOULOS, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

Asa Butterfield – Ender’s Game
Liam James – The Way Way Back
Sophie Nelisse – The Book Thief
Tye Sheridan – Mud

Lindsay Lohan Cady Heron Mean Girls Grool

 

I don’t know who she is.

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

WINNER: AMERICAN HUSTLE

August: Osage County
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Nebraska
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

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Very well deserved.

BEST DIRECTOR

WINNER: ALFONSO CUARÓN, GRAVITY

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
Spike Jonze – Her
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

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Huh. Maybe I’m wrong about Steve McQueen taking home the Oscar, then. Maybe Alfonso will take it.

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

WINNER: SPIKE JONZE, HER

Eric Singer and David O. Russell – American Hustle
Woody Allen – Blue Jasmine
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Bob Nelson – Nebraska

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Sounds about right, although I would’ve preferred Woody Allen.

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

WINNER: JOHN RIDLEY, 12 YEARS A SLAVE

Tracy Letts – August: Osage County
Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke – Before Midnight
Billy Ray – Captain Phillips
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope – Philomena
Terence Winter – The Wolf of Wall Street

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My Oscar predictions are (for the most part) shaping up very well, I think. Watch them shit all over me with Leo, though. Just you wait. THAT IS THE ONLY ONE THAT I ACTUALLY CARE ABOUT.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

WINNER: EMMANUEL LUBEZKI, GRAVITY

Bruno Delbonnel – Inside Llewyn Davis
Phedon Papamichael – Nebraska
Roger Deakins – Prisoners
Sean Bobbitt – 12 Years a Slave

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“That’s hot.”

I need to work on my GIF collection some more, I don’t want to keep repeating the same shit.

BEST ART DIRECTION

WINNER: CATHERINE MARTIN (PRODUCTION DESIGNER), BEVERLY DUNN (SET DESIGNER), THE GREAT GATSBY

Andy Nicholson (Production Designer), Rosie Goodwin (Set Decorator) – Gravity
K.K. Barrett (Production Designer), Gene Serdena (Set Decorator) – Her
Dan Hennah (Production Designer), Ra Vincent (Set Decorator) – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Adam Stockhausen (Production Designer), Alice Baker (Set Decorator) – 12 Years a Slave

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I thought it would just win for costumes. This still fits, though.

BEST EDITING

WINNER: ALFONSO CUARÓN, MARK SANGER, GRAVITY

Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers – American Hustle
Christopher Rouse – Captain Phillips
Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill – Rush
Joe Walker – 12 Years a Slave
Thelma Schoonmaker – The Wolf of Wall Street

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Yep.

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

WINNER: CATHERINE MARTIN, THE GREAT GATSBY

Michael Wilkinson – American Hustle
Bob Buck, Lesley Burkes-Harding, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Daniel Orlandi – Saving Mr. Banks
Patricia Norris – 12 Years a Slave

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I have been telling people for MONTHS that Gatsby will win for costumes. At this stage I’m more excited for me than any of the actual winners. Oops.

BEST MAKEUP

WINNER: AMERICAN HUSTLE

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Rush
12 Years a Slave

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If you’re wondering how American Hustle won out over The Hobbit right now, it’s because ‘make-up’ is actually ‘hair and make-up’. Makes more sense now, right?

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

WINNER: GRAVITY

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
Pacific Rim
Star Trek into Darkness

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BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

WINNER: FROZEN

The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Monsters University
The Wind Rises

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Rare pic of me strutting away from the Oscar pool a winner.

BEST ACTION MOVIE

WINNER: LONE SURVIVOR

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Iron Man 3
Rush
Star Trek into Darkness

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This shouldn’t even be a category, to be honest.

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE

WINNER: MARK WAHLBERG, LONE SURVIVOR

Henry Cavill – Man of Steel
Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man 3
Brad Pitt – World War Z

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If it has to be a category, at least Marky Mark won.

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE

WINNER: SANDRA BULLOCK, GRAVITY

Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Evangeline Lilly – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Gwyneth Paltrow – Iron Man 3

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BEST COMEDY

WINNER: AMERICAN HUSTLE

Enough Said
The Heat
This Is the End
The Way Way Back
The World’s End

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BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY

WINNER: LEONARDO DICAPRIO, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Christian Bale – American Hustle
James Gandolfini – Enough Said
Simon Pegg – The World’s End
Sam Rockwell – The Way Way Back

Leonardo DiCaprio Wolf of Wall Street Duh gif

 

My boo!

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

WINNER: AMY ADAMS, AMERICAN HUSTLE

Sandra Bullock – The Heat
Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said
Melissa McCarthy – The Heat

Britney Spears X Factor clapping

 

Yes yes yes yes gurl get dem awards!

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE

WINNER: GRAVITY

The Conjuring
Star Trek into Darkness
World War Z

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BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

WINNER: BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Past
Wadjda

Romy and Michele Okay GIF Lisa Kudrow

 

Well it got snubbed for the Oscars so this is like a nice consolation prize.

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

WINNER: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM

The Act of Killing
Blackfish
Stories We Tell
Tim’s Vermeer

Krysten Ritter Chloe Bitch in apartment 23 this is about me like everything gif

 

Like I said, I chose this one on my Oscar nominations list because I the title felt relevant to my interests, maybe it’ll actually win the Oscar?

BEST SONG

WINNER: LET IT GO, ROBERT LOPEZ AND KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ, FROZEN

Atlas – Coldplay – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Happy – Pharrell Williams – Despicable Me 2
Ordinary Love – U2 – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Please Mr. Kennedy – Justin Timberlake/Oscar Isaac/Adam Driver – Inside Llewyn Davis
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey – The Great Gatsby

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I saw Frozen this afternoon, and it was excellent, and I loved “Let it Go”… but I so badly wanted Lana to win. I’m disappointed.

BEST SCORE

WINNER: STEVEN PRICE, GRAVITY

Arcade Fire – Her
Thomas Newman – Saving Mr. Banks
Hans Zimmer – 12 Years a Slave

Kaya Scodelario smoking glare stare gif Effy Stonem skins

 

I don’t really care about this category and now I’m done.

The Screen Actors Guild awards are in a few days, so keep checking back!

 

Related posts:

The 2014 Critics’ Choice Award red carpet round up.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and some other people are nominated for Oscars. Check out the full list and PCP’s picks now!

The only thing that matters is that Leonardo DiCaprio won, but let’s talk about the rest of the Golden Globes anyway.

The 2014 Golden Globe Awards’ red carpet hits, misses, and WTFs.

The 2014 People’s Choice Awards red carpet round up and winners list!

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