Monday, 15 December 2014

AT ST. LOUIS CRITICS, BOYHOOD WINS A LITTLE BUT A LOT


Only two wins in the St. Louis Film Critics Association's 19 categories for Boyhoodbut it needed no more than that to be named their favourite film of 2014. In comparison, Birdman, the other critics' fave this year, won four awards, which did include a Best Director win for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarittu. You can peruse their nominations by clicking on this link, and their award winners by adjusting your gaze downwards now...

Best Picture
Boyhood

Best Director
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)

Best Actor
Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)

Best Actress
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)

Best Supporting Actor
J. K. Simmons (Whiplash)

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

Best Original Screenplay
Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolas Giacobone and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl)

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman)

Best Art Direction
Adam Stockhausen (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

Best Visual Effects
Interstellar

Best Music Score
Antonio Sanchez (Birdman)

Best Music Soundtrack
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Animated Film
The LEGO Movie

Best Documentary
Citizenfour

Best Non-English Language Film
Force Majeure

Best Arthouse or Festival Film
Whiplash

Best Comedy
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Scene
'Quicksilver Pentagon escape' (X-Men: Days of Future Past)