'Boyhood' Takes Top Honors at London Critics' Circle Film Awards
The annual event also saw Timothy Spall make up for BAFTA and Oscar snubs with the best British actor award.
Boyhood added to its growing list of awards-season accolades, picking up a trio of top gongs at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.
The annual event, held in the U.K. capital's May Fair Hotel, saw the drama win film of the year, director of the year for Richard Linklater and best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette. Last year, the awards correctly matched the Oscars in all three categories.
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Elsewhere, there were no major surprises, with Michael Keaton winning actor of the year for Birdman, Julianne Moore actress of the year for Still Alice and J.K. Simmons supporting actor of the year for Whiplash.
Perhaps making up for snubs at both the BAFTAs and Academy Awards, Timothy Spall was in attendance to pip both Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne for the British actor of the year award, with Rosamund Pike taking British actress of the year.
Full list of winners:
FILM OF THE YEAR
FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR
Under the Skin
DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR
ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR
J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)
SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Patricia Arquette - (Boyhood)
BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner)
BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl & What We Did on Our Holiday)
YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Alex Lawther (The Imitation Game)
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILMMAKER
Yann Demange ('71)
TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Under the Skin - Mica Levi, score
DILYS POWELL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM