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‘A Most Violent Year’ Wins Best Film From National Board of Review

'A Most Violent Year' Wins Best Film From National Board of Review

The National Board of Review has chosen “A Most Violent Year ” as the 2014 Best Film of the Year.

“‘A Most Violent Year’ is an exhilarating crime drama with a compelling story, outstanding performances, and an elegant cinematic style,” said Annie Schulhof, NBR President. “J.C. Chandor has given us a new and provocative perspective on the American Dream.”

READ MORE: Review: J.C. Chandor’s ‘A Most Violent Year’ is ‘Death of a Salesman’ With Crime

Below is a full list of the awards given by the National Board of Review:
Best Film:
“A Most Violent Year”
Best Director:
Clint Eastwood – “American Sniper”
Best Actor (TIE):
Oscar Isaac – “A Most Violent Year;” Michael Keaton – “Birdman”
Best Actress:
Julianne Moore – “Still Alice”
Best Supporting Actor:
Edward Norton – “Birdman”
Best Supporting Actress:
Jessica Chastain – “A Most Violent Year”
Best Original Screenplay:
Phil Lord & Christopher Miller – “The Lego Movie”
Best Adapted Screenplay:
Paul Thomas Anderson – “Inherent Vice”
Best Animated Feature:
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Breakthrough Performance:
Jack O’Connell – “Starred Up” & “Unbroken”
Best Directorial Debut:
Gillian Robespierre – “Obvious Child”
Best Foreign Language Film:
“Wild Tales”
Best Documentary:
“Life Itself”
William K. Everson Film History Award:
Scott Eyman
Best Ensemble:
“Fury”
Spotlight Award:
Chris Rock for writing, directing, and starring in – “Top Five”
NBR Freedom of Expression Award:
“Rosewater”
NBR Freedom of Expression Award:
“Selma”

Top Films
“American Sniper “
“Birdman “
“Boyhood “
“Fury “
“Gone Girl “
“The Imitation Game “
“Inherent Vice “
“The Lego Movie “
“Nightcrawler “
“Unbroken “
 
Top 5 Foreign Language Films
“Force Majeure “
“Gett: The Trial of Vivian Amsalem “
“Leviathan “
“Two Days, One Night “
“We Are the Best! “
 
Top 5 Documentaries
“Art and Craft “
“Jodorowsky’s Dune “
“Keep On Keepin’ On “
“The Kill Team “
“Last Days in Vietnam “
 
Top 10 Independent Films
“Blue Ruin “
“Locke “
“A Most Wanted Man “
“Mr. Turner “
“Obvious Child “
 “The Skeleton Twins “
“Snowpiercer “
“Stand Clear of the Closing Doors “
“Starred Up “

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