Sunday, 29 December 2013

CENTRAL OHIO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION NOMINATIONS GIVE A BOOST TO WOLF


Now that critics and audiences alike have expressed some discontent with Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, the Central Ohio Film Critics Association has expressed quite the opposite. It, alongside Short Term 12 and Amy Adams, receives a boost from the association, which announces its awards on the 2nd of January, or Thursday, as it's otherwise known this coming year.

Best Film

·          12 Years a Slave
·          American Hustle
·          Before Midnight
·          Frances Ha
·          Gravity
·          Her
·          Inside Llewyn Davis
·          Nebraska
·          Upstream Colour
·          The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director
·          Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
·          Spike Jonze (Her)
·          Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
·          Alexander Payne (Nebraska)
·          David O. Russell (American Hustle)
·          Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street)

Best Actor
·          Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
·          Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)
·          Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station)
·          Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
·          Joaquin Phoenix (Her)

Best Actress
·          Amy Adams (American Hustle)
·          Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
·          Adèle Exarchopoulos (Blue Is the Warmest Colour)
·          Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha)
·          Brie Larson (Short Term 12)

Best Supporting Actor
·          Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
·          Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)
·          James Franco (Spring Breakers)
·          Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street)
·          Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Supporting Actress
·          Scarlett Johansson (Her)
·          Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
·          Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
·          Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
·          June Squibb (Nebraska)

Best Original Screenplay
·          Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis)
·          Destin Cretton (Short Term 12)
·          Spike Jonze (Her)
·          Bob Nelson (Nebraska)
·          David O. Russell and Eric Singer (American Hustle)

Best Adapted Screenplay
·          Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater (Before Midnight)
·          Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (The Spectacular Now)
·          Billy Ray (Captain Phillips)
·          John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)
·          Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street)

Best Cinematography
·          Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave)
·          Shane Carruth (Upstream Colour)
·          Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers)
·          Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis)
·          Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)
·          Hoyte van Hoytema (Her)

Best Score
·          Arcade Fire (Her)
·          Thomas Newman (Saving Mr. Banks)
·          Mark Orton (Nebraska)
·          Steven Price (Gravity)
·          Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave)

Best Ensemble
·          12 Years a Slave
·          American Hustle
·          Nebraska
·          Short Term 12
·          The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Animated Film
·          The Croods
·          Despicable Me 2
·          Frozen
·          Monsters University
·          The Wind Rises

Best Documentary
·          20 Feet from Stardom
·          The Act of Killing
·          Blackfish
·          Leviathan
·          Room 237
·          Stories We Tell

Best Foreign Language Film
·          Beyond the Hills
·          Blue Is the Warmest Colour
·          The Grandmaster
·          The Hunt
·          The Wind Rises

Best Overlooked Film
·          Mud
·          Short Term 12
·          The Spectacular Now
·          Stoker

Breakthrough Film Artist
·          Lake Bell – acting, directing and screenwriting (In a World…)
·          Ryan Coogler – directing and screenwriting (Fruitvale Station)
·          Destin Cretton – directing and screenwriting (Short Term 12)
·          Adèle Exarchopoulos – acting (Blue Is the Warmest Colour)
·          Brie Larson – acting (Don Jon / Short Term 12 / The Spectacular Now)

Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)
·          Amy Adams (American Hustle / Her / Man of Steel)
·          Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years a Slave / August: Osage County / The Fifth Estate / The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug / Star Trek Into Darkness)
·          Leonardo DiCaprio (The Great Gatsby / The Wolf of Wall Street)
·          Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle / The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)
·          Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club / Mud / The Wolf of Wall Street)