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‘Boyhood’ Takes Home Best Film at 2014 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

'Boyhood' Takes Home Best Film at 2014 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Founded in 1935, the New York Film Critics Circle is the oldest such group in the country. The circle’s membership includes critics from daily and weekly newspapers, magazines and online publications (including Indiewire’s own Eric Kohn). This year, they are first critics group to announce their list of winners. The awards will subsequently be handed out during their annual ceremony in January.

This year’s winners include Cannes favorites like Timothy Spall for “Mr. Turner” and Marion Cotillard for both “The Immigrant” and the Dardennes brothers’ “Two Days, One Night.” “Boyhood” topped the winners list with wins for Best Film and Best Director for Richard Linklater for his 12-year epic, with Patricia Arquette taking home the Best Supporting Actress prize. 

Here is the full list of winners:

Best Film:


Best Director:

Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Best Screenplay:

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Actress:

Marion Cotillard, “The Immigrant” and “Two Days, One Night”

Best Actor:

Timothy Spall, “Mr. Turner”

Best Supporting Actress:

Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Best Supporting Actor:

J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Best Cinematography:

Darius Khondji, “The Immigrant”

Best Non-fiction Film:

Best Foreign Language Film:


Best Animated Feature:

“The Lego Movie”

Best First Feature:

Jennifer Kent, “The Babadook”

Special Award:

Adrienne Mancia

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