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