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Boston Critics Name '12 Years a Slave' Best Picture

James Gandolfini gets a posthumous award as best supporting actor for "Enough Said."

The Boston Society of Film Critics, voting Sunday, named Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave the best picture of the year and also cited McQueen as best director and the film’s Chiwetel Ejiofor as best actor.

The Beantown critics also hailed Cate Blanchett as best actress for Blue Jasmine, gave James Gandolfini a posthumous award as best supporting actor for Enough Said and awarded June Squibb its best supporting actress award for Nebraska.

A complete list of winners follows:

Best Picture  -- 12 Years a Slave



Best Actor -- Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave



Best Actress -- Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine



Best Supporting Actor -- James Gandolfini for Enough Said

Best Supporting Actress -- June Squibb for Nebraska



Best Director -- Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave



Best Screenplay -- Nicole Holofcener for Enough Said



Best Cinematography -- Emmanuel Lubezki for Gravity



Best Documentary -- The Act of Killing



Best Foreign-Language Film -- Wadjida

Best Animated Film -- The Wind Rises



Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer) -- Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill for Rush

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy) -- Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station



Best Ensemble Cast -- Nebraska



Best Use of Music in a Film -- Inside Llewyn Davis