Another awards ceremony which can help define the lineup for the Oscars is the Critics’ Choice Awards. The nominees have been announced, including a few surprises and this year’s favorites. Check out the nominations below:

 

Critics’ Choice Awards 2013 – Nominated movies

  • Best picture: American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, Nebraska, Saving Mr. Banks, 12 years a slave, The wolf of Wall Street
  • Best animated feature: The Croods, Despicable me 2, Frozen, Monsters University, The wind rises
  • Best action movie: The Hunger Games – Catching Fire, Iron Man 3, Lone Survivor, Rush, Star Trek into Darkness
  • Best comedy: American Hustle, Enough said, The heat, This is the end, The way way back, The world’s end
  • Best sci-fi/horror movie: The conjuring, Gravity, Star Trek into Darkness, World War Z
  • Best foreign language film: Blue is the warmest color, The great beauty, The hunt, The past, Wadjda
  • Best documentary feature: The act of killing, Blackfish, Stories we tell, Tim’s Vermeer, 20 feet from stardom

 

 

Critics’ Choice Awards 2013 – Nominated cast and crew

  • Best actor: Christian Bale (American Hustle), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 years a slave), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Robert Redford (All is lost)
  • Best supporting actor: Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips), Daniel Bruhl (Rush), Bradley Cooper (American Hustle), Michael Fassbender (12 years a slave), James Gandolfini (Enough said), Jared Leto (Dallas buyers club)
  • Best actress: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench (Philomena), Brie Larson (Short term 12), Meryl Streep (August: Osage County), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)
  • 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), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels’ The Butler)
  • Best young actor/actress: Asa Butterfield (Ender’s game), Adele Exarchopoulos (Blue is the warmest color), Liam James (The way way back), Sophie Nelisse (The book thief), Tye Sheridan (Mud)
  • Best acting ensemble: American Hustle, August: Osage County, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Nebraska, 12 years a slave, The wolf of Wall Street
  • Best director: Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity), Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips), Spike Jonze (Her), Steve McQueen (12 years a slave), David O. Russell (American Hustle), Martin Scorsese (The wolf of Wall Street)
  • Best original screenplay: American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, Nebraska
  • Best adapted screenplay: August: Osage County, Before Midnight, Captain Phillips, Philomena, 12 years a slave, The wolf of Wall Street
  • Best cinematography: Gravity, Inside Llewyn Davis, Nebraska, Prisoners, 12 years a slave
  • Best art direction: Gravity, The Great Gatsby, Her, The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug, 12 years a slave
  • Best editing: American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Gravity, Rush, 12 years a slave, The wolf of Wall Street
  • Best costume design: American Hustle, The Great Gatsby, The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug, Saving Mr. Banks, 12 years a slave
  • Best makeup: American Hustle, The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Rush, 12 years a slave
  • Best visual effects: Gravity, The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug, Iron Man 3, Pacific Rim, Star Trek into Darkness
  • Best actor in an action movie: Henry Cavill (Man of steel), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man 3), Brad Pitt (World War Z), Mark Wahlberg (Lone survivor)
  • Best actress in an action movie: Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games – Catching Fire), Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug, Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man 3)
  • Best actor in a comedy: Christian Bale (American Hustle), Leonardo DiCaprio (The wolf of Wall Street), James Gandolfini (Enough said), Simon Pegg (The world’s end), Sam Rockwell (The way way back)
  • Best actress in a comedy: Amy Adams (American Hustle), Sandra Bullock (The heat), Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough said), Melissa McCarthy (The heat)
  • Best song: Atlas (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Happy (Despicable me 2), Let it go (Frozen), Ordinary love (Mandela: long walk to freedom), Please Mr. Kennedy (Inside Llewyn Davis), Young and beautiful (The Great Gatsby)
  • Best score: Gravity, Her, Saving Mr. Banks, 12 years a slave

 

Which films and stars do you think will get an Oscar nod?

 

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December 18, 2013

Sol Rivero.