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

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