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'12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' Lead 2014 Critics' Choice Award Nominations With 13 Nods

December 17, 2013 03:27:34 GMT

The Steve McQueen historical drama and the David O. Russell crime dramedy are pitted against each other in multiple categories including Best Picture and Best Ensemble.


'12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' Lead 2014 Critics' Choice Award Nominations With 13 Nods
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The Broadcast Film Critics Association has announced nominees for the upcoming 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and crime drama comedy "American Hustle" dominate the pack with thirteen nominations each.

They are vying for Best Picture alongside "Captain Phillips", "Dallas Buyers Club", "Gravity", "Her", "Inside Llewyn Davis", "Nebraska", "Saving Mr. Banks", and "The Wolf of Wall Street". Both movies are pitted against each other again in Best Ensemble which includes other nominees such as "August: Osage County", "Lee Daniels' The Butler", "Nebraska", and "The Wolf of Wall Street".

"12 Years a Slave" stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong'o are also among the contenders for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress respectively along with "American Hustle" members Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence.

Additionally, "12 Years a Slave" helmer Steve McQueen and "American Hustle" director David O. Russell are up for Best Director. Other competitors are Paul Greengrass ("Captain Phillips"), Spike Jonze ("Her"), Martin Scorsese ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), and Alfonso Cuaron ("Gravity").

The winners will be feted in a ceremony to be broadcast live on The CW Network at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Thursday, January 16 from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

Best Picture:

Best Actor: Best Actress: Best Supporting Actor: Best Supporting Actress: Best Young Actor/Actress: Best Acting Ensemble: Best Director: Best Original Screenplay: Best Adapted Screenplay: Best Cinematography: Best Art Direction:
  • Andy Nicholson (production designer), Rosie Goodwin (set decorator) - "Gravity"
  • Catherine Martin (production designer), Beverley Dunn (set decorator) - "The Great Gatsby"
  • K.K. Barrett (production designer), Gene Serdena (set decorator) - "Her"
  • Dan Hennah (production designer), Ra Vincent (set decorator) - "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
  • Adam Stockhausen (production designer), Alice Baker (set decorator) - "12 Years a Slave"
Best Editing: Best Costume Design: Best Makeup: Best Visual Effects: Best Animated Feature: Best Action Movie: Best Actor in an Action Movie: Best Actress in an Action Movie: Best Comedy: Best Actor in a Comedy: Best Actress in a Comedy: Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film: Best Foreign Language Film: Best Documentary: Best Song: Best Score:

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