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12 Years a Slave and Gravity win big at Critics' Choice awards

17 January 2014, 12:06

Santa Monica - Harrowing historical drama 12 Years a Slave won best picture at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards late on Thursday, while 3D space spectacular Gravity took seven prizes.

American Hustle - which earlier in the day shared top Oscar nominations with Gravity - won four prizes, including best comedy and best actress in a comedy for Amy Adams.

12 Years a Slave, about a free black man sold into slavery in 1840s America, won best supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o and best adapted screenplay for John Ridley.

The record seven prizes for Gravity included best director for Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron and best actress in an action movie for Sandra Bullock, who plays an astronaut stranded in space with George Clooney.

Its haul topped six Critic's Movie Award gongs won by 2010's Inception and 2009's Avatar.

The awards, sponsored by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, were presented at a show in Santa Monica, west of Los Angeles where the Golden Globes were held on Sunday and the Oscars will be held on 2 March.

Here are all the winners:

Best picture
12 Years a Slave

Best actor
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club.

Best actress
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine.

Best supporting actor
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club.

Best supporting actress
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave.

Best young actor/actress
Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue Is the Warmest Color.

Best director
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity.

Best foreign language film
Blue is the Warmest Color

Best Acting Ensemble
American Hustle

Best Original Screenplay
Spike Jonze - Her

Best Adapted Screenplay
John Ridley - 12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki - Gravity

Best Art Directing
Catherine Martin (Production Designer), Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator) - The Great Gatsby

Best Editing
Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger - Gravity

Best Costume Design
Catherine Martin - The Great Gatsby

Best Makeup
American Hustle

Best Visual Effects

Best Animated Feature

Best Action Movie
Lone Survivor

Best Actor in a Action Movie
Mark Wahlberg - Lone Survivor

Best Actress in a Action Movie
Sandra Bullock - Gravity

Best Comedy
American Hustle

Best Actor in a Comedy
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a Comedy
Amy Adams - American Hustle

Best Sci-fi/Horror Movie

Best Documentary Feature
20 Feet from Stardom

Best Song
Let It Go - Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez - Frozen

Best Score
Steven Price - Gravity



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