Chicago Film Critics Pick ‘Boyhood’ for Best Picture
Boyhood notches another Best Picture win, this time with the Chicago Film Critics Association. The group also awarded the film their Best Director and Best Supporting Actress prizes for Richard Linklater and Patricia Arquette, respectively.
Birdman walked away with a pair of wins, for actor Michael Keaton and in a tie for cinematography with The Grand Budapest Hotel. That film also grabbed two wins, for the cinematography tie and for original screenplay. Julianne Moore won Best Actress for Still Alice and J.K. Simmons took Supporting Actor for Whiplash.
Life Itself, the film about legendary Chicago film critic Roger Ebert, expectedly won the Documentary award.
The full list:
Director: Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Actor: Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
Actress: Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Original Screenplay: Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Adapted Screenplay: Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl”
Animated Feature: “The Lego Movie”
Documentary: “Life Itself”
Foreign: “Force Majeure”
Editing: Tom Cross, “Whiplash”
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, “Birdman,” and Robert D. Yeoman, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Original Score: Mica Levi, “Under the Skin”
Art Direction: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Promising Filmmaker: Damien Chazelle, “Whiplash”
Promising Performer: Jack O’Connell, “Starred Up,” “Unbroken”