Saturday, 20 December 2014

BIRDMAN WINS BIG WITH LAS VEGAS FILM CRITICS SOCIETY


The Las Vegas Film Critics Society has announced an extensive slate of awards winners for films of 2014. The group is perhaps marginally among the more prestigious of the critics' awards, and they've mirrored some of the other recently-announcing groups in shunning Boyhood in the top awards, showing Birdman plenty of love instead. Here are all of the details:

Best Picture
1. Birdman
2. Boyhood
3. Whiplash
4. Nightcrawler
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel
6. Wild
7. Selma
8. The Imitation Game
9. Snowpiercer
10. Under the Skin

Best Director
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)

Best Actor
Michael Keaton (Birdman)

Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)

Best Supporting Actor
J. K. Simmons (Whiplash)

Best Supporting Actress
Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer)

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

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman)

Best Editing
James Herbert and Laura Jennings (Edge of Tomorrow)

Best Art Direction
Adam Stockhausen (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

Best Costume Design
Alexandra Byrne (Guardians of the Galaxy)

Best Score
Antonio Sanchez (Birdman)

Best Song
'I Love You All' (Frank)

Best Ensemble
Birdman

Best Animated Film
The LEGO Movie

Best Documentary
Citizenfour

Best Foreign Film
Ida

Best Action Film
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Comedy
Top Five

Best Family Film
The LEGO Movie

Best Horror / Sci-Fi Film
The Babadook

Breakout Filmmaker of the Year
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)

Best Youth in Film
Jaede Liberher (St. Vincent)

William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award
Bill Murray