Online Film Critics' Society awards announced

12 Years A Slave takes Best Picture and four more gongs.

by Jennie Kermode

The winners of this year's Online Film Critics' Society awards were announced today, with 12 Years A Slave the outright winner, taking not just Best Picture but three of the acting awards. Selected by an international group of critics, these awards represent a diverse base of interests, with over 250 people contributing votes in a tightly fought contest.

Alongside the awards for this year's films, a special award was presented in memory of Roger Ebert and his invaluable contribution to film criticism.

Those award winners in full:

Best Picture

12 Years A Slave

Best Animated Feature

The Wind Rises

Best Film Not in the English Language

Blue Is The Warmest Color

Best Documentary

The Act Of Killing

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years A Slave

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor

Michael Fassbender - 12 Years A Slave

Best Supporting Actress

Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years A Slave

Best Original Screenplay


Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years A Slave

Best Editing


Best Cinematography


The Society also revealed its top ten list of films that ere ineligible for the awards as they didn't have a US release: Closed Curtain, Gloria, Like Father, Like Son, Our Sunhi, R100, The Rocket, Stranger By the Lake, We Are the Best!, Le Weekend, Why Don't You Play in Hell?

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