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'Short Term 12' Leads Detroit Film Critics' Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 10, 2013 at 9:43AM

The Detroit Film Critics Society went their own way for the 2013 awards nominations, with "Short Term 12" leading the pack with five nominations.
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Cinedigm Brie Larson in "Short Term 12."

The Detroit Film Critics Society went their own way for the 2013 awards nominations, with "Short Term 12" leading the pack with five nominations -- more than critics groups favorites "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "Her."  Those three films did indeed get best picture nods, alongside "Short Term" and "Before Midnight."

Full list of nominations below.

Best Picture
"Before Midnight"
"Gravity"
"Her"
"Short Term 12"
"12 Years a Slave"

Best Director
Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Paul Greengrass, "Captain Phillips"
Spike Jonze, "Her"
David O. Russell, "American Hustle"
Martin Scorsese, "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
Tom Hanks, "Captain Phillips"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Robert Redford, "All is Lost

Best Actress
Amy Adams, "American Hustle"
Julie Delpy, "Before Midnight"
Adèle Exarchopoulos, "Blue is the Warmest Color"
Brie Larson, "Short Term 12"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"

Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
James Franco, "Spring Breakers"
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Matthew McConaughey, "Mud"
Stanley Tucci, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

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"

Best Screenplay
"American Hustle"
"Before Midnight"
"Her"
"Short Term 12"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Documentary
"The Act of Killing"
"Blackfish"
"The Square"
"Stories We Tell"
"The Unknown Known"

Best Ensemble
"American Hustle"
"August: Osage County"
"Blue Jasmine"
"12 Years a Slave"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Breakthrough
Lake Bell, "In a World…" (Director, Screenplay, Actress)
Ryan Coogler, "Fruitvale Station" (Director, Screenplay)
Destin Cretton, "Short Term 12" (Director, Screenplay)
Michael B. Jordan, "Fruitvale Station" (Actor)
Brie Larson, "Short Term 12" (Actress)

This article is related to: Awards Season Roundup, Critics' Groups, Short Term 12







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