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17 January 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Wrap

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The Oscar Nominations were announced in Los Angeles on Thursday morning local time and, that evening in the city, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2014 were handed out. They are sometimes seen as a decent indicator of the Academy Awards results, and if that in any way holds true, it should be a good Oscar night for 12 Years A Slave, American Hustle and Gravity, which each won several gongs.

12 Years took home Best Picture (though the Critics’ ceremony has several slight fudges on several categories, with action awards and the like, which led to American Hustle scoring Best Comedy), Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o and Best Adapted Screenplay for John Ridley.

But Gravity won the biggest haul, striding off with Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Actress In An Action Movie for Sandra Bullock, Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie, and Best Score. American Hustle added Best Acting Ensemble, Best Actress In A Comedy (Amy Adams), and awards for hair and makeup to its Comedy gong.

Spike Jonze’s script for Her was handed Best Original Screenplay, while there were expected wins for Cate Blanchett in Best Actress for Blue Jasmine, and Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto as Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for Dallas Buyers Club.

For the full list, slide your eyes below:

Best Picture
12 Years A Slave
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Inside Llewyn Davis
Saving Mr. Banks

Best Actor
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

Best Actress
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

Best Supporting Actor
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

Best Supporting Actress
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

Best Young Actor/Actress
Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue Is The Warmest Colour
Asa Butterfield – Ender’s Game
Liam James – The Way Way Back
Sophie Nelisse – The Book Thief
Tye Sheridan – Mud

Best Acting Ensemble
American Hustle
August: Osage County
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
12 Years A Slave
The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Director
Alfonso Cuaron – 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

Best Original Screenplay
Spike Jonze – Her
Eric Singer and David O. Russell – American Hustle
Woody Allen – Blue Jasmine
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Bob Nelson – Nebraska

Best Adapted Screenplay
John Ridley – 12 Years A Slave
Tracy Letts – August: Osage County
Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke – Before Midnight
Billy Ray – Captain Phillips
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope – Philomena
Terence Winter – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity
Bruno Delbonnel – Inside Llewyn Davis
Phedon Papamichael – Nebraska
Roger Deakins – Prisoners
Sean Bobbitt – 12 Years A Slave

Best Art Direction
The Great Gatsby
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
12 Years A Slave

Best Editing
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
12 Years A Slave
The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Costume Design
The Great Gatsby
American Hustle
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
Saving Mr. Banks
12 Years A Slave

Best Hair And Makeup
American Hustle
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
12 Years A Slave

Best Visual Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
Iron Man 3
Pacific Rim
Star Trek Into Darkness

Best Animated Feature
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Monsters University
The Wind Rises

Best Action Movie
Lone Survivor
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Iron Man 3
Star Trek Into Darkness

Best Actor In An Action Movie
Mark Wahlberg – Lone Survivor
Henry Cavill – Man Of Steel
Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man 3
Brad Pitt – World War Z

Best Comedy
American Hustle
Enough Said
The Heat
This Is The End
The Way Way Back
The World’s End

Best Actor In A Comedy
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

Best Actress In A Comedy
Amy Adams – American Hustle
Sandra Bullock – The Heat
Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said
Melissa McCarthy – The Heat

Best Sci-fi/Horror Movie
The Conjuring
Star Trek Into Darkness
World War Z

Best Foreign Language Film
Blue Is The Warmest Colour
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Past

Best Documentary Feature
20 Feet From Stardom
The Act Of Killing
Stories We Tell
Tim’s Vermeer

Best Song
Let It Go – Frozen
Atlas – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Happy – Despicable Me 2
Ordinary Love – Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Please Mr. Kennedy – Inside Llewyn Davis
Young And Beautiful – The Great Gatsby

Best Score
Saving Mr. Banks
12 Years A Slave 

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Well, If 12 Years is in lock for best picture, Cuaron for Best Director, McConaughey for Best Actor, And Leto for Best Supporting Actor, I don't know what is! More

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