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Birdman voted best picture for 2014

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the backstage drama BIRDMAN as the best film of 2014, according to the results of its 21st annual critics’ poll released today.

Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were as follows:

2) Boyhood

3) The Imitation Game

4) The Theory of Everything

5) The Grand Budapest Hotel

6) Whiplash

7) Gone Girl

8) Selma

9) Wild

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Best Actor
Birdman voted best picture for 2014For Best Actor, the association named:

1) Michael Keaton for BIRDMAN

2) Eddie Redmayne for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

3) Benedict Cumberbatch for THE IMITATION GAME

4) Jake Gyllenhaal for NIGHTCRAWLER

5) Timothy Spall for MR. TURNER

 

 


Best Actress

Wild1) Reese Witherspoon for WILD

2) Julianne Moore for STILL ALICE

3) Rosamund Pike for GONE GIRL

4) Felicity Jones for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

5) Marion Cotillard for TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

 


Best Supporting Actor

Whiplash1) J.K. Simmons for WHIPLASH

2) Edward Norton for BIRDMAN

3) Ethan Hawke for BOYHOOD

4) Mark Ruffalo for FOXCATCHER

5) Alfred Molina for LOVE IS STRANGE

 


Best Supporting Actress

Boyhood1) Patricia Arquette for BOYHOOD

2) Emma Stone for BIRDMAN

3) Keira Knightley for THE IMITATION GAME

4) Jessica Chastain for A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

5) Laura Dern for WILD

 


Best Director

Birdman voted best picture for 20141) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for BIRDMAN

2) Richard Linklater for BOYHOOD

3) Wes Anderson for THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

4) David Fincher for GONE GIRL

5) Ava DuVernay for SELMA

 


Best Foreign Language Film

Force Majeure1) FORCE MAJEURE
2) IDA
3) WINTER SLEEP
4) LEVIATHAN
5) WILD TALES

 


Best Documentary

CitizenFour1) CITIZENFOUR

2) LIFE ITSELF

3) JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

4) THE OVERNIGHTERS

5) THE GREAT INVISIBLE

 


Best Animated Film

The LEgo Movie1) THE LEGO MOVIE

2) BIG HERO 6

 

 

 


Best Screenplay

Birdman voted best picture for 20141)Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo shared the Best Screenplay award for BIRDMAN

2) Richard Linklater for BOYHOOD.

 

 

 


Best Cinematography

Gravity1) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo shared the Best Screenplay award for BIRDMAN

2) Hoyte Van Hoytema for INTERSTELLAR

 

 


Russell Smith Award

BoyhoodThe association voted BOYHOOD as the winner of the Russell Smith Award, named for the late Dallas Morning News film critic. The honor is given annually to the best low-budget or cutting-edge independent film.



The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association consists of 30 broadcast, print and online journalists from throughout North Texas. For more information, visit www.dfwcritics.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @dfwfilmcritics.

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