American Hustle named Best Film at New York Film Critics' Awards

Steve McQueen takes Best Director.

by Jennie Kermode

The New York Film Critics' Awards were announced last night, with American Hustle winning the coveted Best Picture award. It also took Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (for Jennifer Lawrence, whose work in several films has attracted a lot of positive attention from critics this year). Meanwhile, Steve McQueen won Best Director for 12 Years A Slave.

The first major event in the awards calendar, this is seen as an important place to win in order to boost the chances of Oscar success.

Those results in full:-

Best Picture

American Hustle

Best Director

Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave

Best Screenplay

Eric Singer and David O. Russell for American Hustle

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine

Best Actor

Robert Redford for All Is Lost

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club

Best Cinematographer

Bruno Delbonnel for Inside Llewyn Davis

Best Animated Film

The Wind Rises

Best Non-Fiction Film (Documentary)

Stories We Tell

Best Foreign Film

Blue Is The Warmest Color

Best First Film

Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station

Special Award

Frederick Wiseman

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