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’12 Years A Slave’ Leads In Chicago Film Critics Association Award Nominations

'12 Years A Slave' Leads In Chicago Film Critics Association Award Nominations

The year end award honors keep on piling up for Steve’s McQueen’s
harrowing drama.

The
Chicago Film Critics Association
just announced this morning
their nominations for their 24th
annual CFCA
awards, and 12 Years A Slave leads the way with 11 nominations, including Best Picture, McQueen for Best Director, John Ridley for Adapted Screenplay, Chiwetel Ejiofor for Best Actor, Michael
Fassbender
for Supporting Actor,
newcomer Lupita Nyong’o for Supporting Actress and Promising
Performer
, as well as nominations in the categories for Cinematography, Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design and
Editing.

Vying for second place with seven nominations a piece, it’s a tie
between Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity and
Spike Jonze’s Her, both of which, along with 12 Years, received Best
Picture nominations, as did the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis and David
O. Russell’s American Hustle
.

Barkahd
Abdi
, who played the role of the lead ship highjacker Muse in Captain
Phillips
, received two nominations for Best
Supporting Actor
and Most Promising
Newcomer
.

Chadwick
Boseman
also received a Most
Promising Newcomer
nomination for his role as Jackie Robinson in 42.

20 Feet
from Stardom
was one of the films to receive a Best Documentary nomination, and Ryan Coogler, the writer and director
of Fruitvale Station, got a
nomination for Most Promising Filmmaker.

The CFCA will announce the winners in an awards ceremony
next Monday Dec. 16.

Here is the complete list of nominees

 

BEST
PICTURE

12
Years A Slave

American
Hustle

Gravity

Her

Inside
Llewyn Davis


BEST
DIRECTOR

Joel
& Ethan Coen–Inside Llewyn Davis

Alfonso
Cuaron–Gravity

Spike
Jonze–Her

Steve
McQueen–12 Years A Slave

David
O. Russell–American Hustle


BEST
ACTOR

Bruce
Dern–Nebraska

Chiwetel
Ejiofor–12 Years A Slave

Oscar
Isaac–Inside Llewyn Davis

Matthew
McConaughey–Dallas Buyers Club

Robert
Redford–All Is Lost


BEST
ACTRESS

Cate
Blanchett–Blue Jasmine

Sandra
Bullock–Gravity

Adele
Exarchopoulos–Blue is the Warmest Color

Brie
Larson–Short Term 12

Meryl
Streep–August: Osage County


BEST
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Barkhad
Abdi–Captain Phillips

Michael
Fassbender–12 Years A Slave

James
Franco–Spring Breakers

James
Gandolfini–Enough Said

Jared
Leto–Dallas Buyers Club


BEST
SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Scarlett
Johansson–Her

Jennifer
Lawrence–American Hustle

Lupita
Nyong’o–12 Years A Slave

Lea
Seydoux–Blue is the Warmest Color

June
Squibb–Nebraska


BEST
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

American
Hustle–Eric SInger & David O. Russell

Blue
Jasmine–Woody Allen

Her–Spike
Jonze

Inside
Llewyn Davis–Joel & Ethan Coen

Nebraska–Bob
Nelson


BEST
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

12
Years A Slave–John Ridley

August:
Osage County–Tracey Letts

Before
Midnight–Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke

Philomena–Steve
Coogan & Jeff Pope

The
Wolf of Wall Street–Terrence Winter

 

BEST
FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM

The
Act of Killing

Blue
is the Warmest Color

The
Hunt

Wadjda

The
Wind Rises

 

BEST
DOCUMENTARY

20
Feet from Stardom

The
Act of Killing

The
Armstrong Lie

Blackfish

Stories
We Tell

 

BEST
ANIMATED FEATURE

The
Croods

From
Up on Poppy Hill

Frozen

Monsters
University

The
Wind Rises

 

BEST
CINEMATOGRAPHY

12
Years A Slave–Sean Bobbitt

Gravity–Emmanuel
Lubezki

Her–Hoyte
Van Hoytema

Inside
Llewyn Davis–Bruno Delbonnel

Prisoners–Roger
Deakins

 

BEST
ORIGINAL SCORE

12
Years A Slave–Hans Zimmer

Blancanieves–Alfonso
de Vilallongo

Gravity–Steven
Price

Her–Arcade
Fire

Spring
Breakers–Cliff Martinez and Skrillex

 

BEST
ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN

12
Years A Slave

Gravity

The
Great Gatsby

Her

Inside
Llewyn Davis

 

BEST
EDITING

12
Years A Slave–Joe Walker

American
Hustle–Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy & Crispin Struthers

Gravity–Alfonso
Cuaron & Mark Sanger

Upstream
Color–Shane Carruth & David Lowery

The
Wolf of Wall Street–Thelma Schoonmaker


MOST
PROMISING FILMMAKER

Lake
Bell–In A World

Ryan
Coogler–Fruitvale Station

Destin
Cretton–Short Term 12

Joseph
Gordon-Levitt–Don Jon

Joshua
Oppenheimer–The Act of Killing

 

MOST
PROMISING PERFORMER

Barkhad
Abdi–Captain Phillips

Chadwick
Boseman–42

Adele
Exarchopoulos–Blue is the Warmest Color

Lupita
Nyong’o–12 Years A Slave

Tye
Sheridan–Mud

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