San Francisco Film Critics Name 'Boyhood' Best Picture

Boyhood Ethan Hawke Still - H 2014
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Boyhood Ethan Hawke Still - H 2014

The Richard Linklater-directed film also won in three other categories

Boyhood keeps racking up the wins from critics groups.

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle chose it as the best film of 2014. Boyhood was also honored for best director (Richard Linklater), supporting actress (Patricia Arquette) and editing (Sandra Adair).

Birdman fared well, too, picking up honors for best actor (Michael Keaton), supporting actor (Edward Norton) and original screenplay. 

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Julianne Moore (Still Alice) was named best actress, Ida won for best foreign-language picture and Citizenfour took the crown as best documentary. 

Boyhood continues building momentum heading as Oscar season heats up in earnest. The film has been named the best picture of the year by the L.A. Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Circle and New York Film Critics Online, among other groups.

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The full list of winners can be seen below.

Best picture: Boyhood
Best director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best actor: Michael Keaton, Birdman
Best actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Best supporting actor: Edward Norton, Birdman
Best supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Best screenplay, original: Birdman
Best screenplay, adapted: Inherent Vice
Best cinematography: Ida
Best production design: The Best Grand Budapest Hotel
Best editing: Boyhood
Best animated feature: The Lego Movie
Best foreign-language picture: Ida
Best documentary: Citizenfour

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