Tuesday, 16 December 2014

BOYHOOD TRIUMPHS AS BIRDMAN LEFT OUT OF TORONTO CRITICS' AWARDS


The Toronto Film Critics Association once again asserts its superiority over the majority of similar critical organisations with its year-end awards. Its 2014 crop, ofc, contains Boyhood in no short supply, but Birdman is omitted from their selections in favour of a few comparatively struggling titles. Tom Hardy adds another Best Actor prize to his roster for Lockefollowing his win at LAFCA, while The Tale of the Princess Kaguya wins a long-awaited Best Animated Feature award. Here are all the association's winners:


Best Film
1. Boyhood
2. The Grand Budapest Hotel
3. Inherent Vice


Best Director
1. Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
2. Paul Thomas Anderson (Inherent Vice)
3. Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)


Best Actor
1. Tom Hardy (Locke)
2. Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)
3. Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)


Best Actress
1. Marion Cotillard (The Immigrant)
2. Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
3. Reese Witherspoon (Wild)


Best Supporting Actor
1. J. K. Simmons (Whiplash)
2. Josh Brolin (Inherent Vice)
3. Edward Norton (Birdman)


Best Supporting Actress
1. Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
2. Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice)
3. Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer)


Best Screenplay
1. Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
2. Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
3. Paul Thomas Anderson (Inherent Vice)


Best Animated Feature
1. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
2. The LEGO Movie
3. Big Hero 6
4. How To Train Your Dragon 2


The Joe Fresh Allan King Documentary Award
1. The Overnighters
2. Citizenfour
3. Manakamana


Best Foreign-Language Film
1. Force Majeure
2. Ida
3. Leviathan


Best First Feature
1. The Lunchbox
2. Nightcrawler
3. John Wick


Rogers Best Canadian Film
Enemy


The Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award
Piers Handling