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12 Years a Slave takes Best Film award at Critics' Choice Movie Awards

The 19th Annual Critics' Choice Awards presented its annual awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., yesterday evening on the same day that the Oscar nominations were announced.

The star studded event was hosted by Aisha Tyler, of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” and co-host of Emmy-nominated show “The Talk.

'Gravity' lead the evening with seven awards and was followed by 'American Hustle', which won four, but it was 12 Years a Slave that walked away with the Best Picture award, after winning the Golden Globe and earning nine Oscar nominations.

12 Years a Slave's Lupita Nyong'o also won best supporting actress and the film's screenwriter John Ridley won best adapted screenplay.

"Gravity" took home awards that included best actress in an action movie (Sandra Bullock), best director for Alfonso Cuaron and best sci-fi /horror movie, best cinematography, best editing, best visual effects, and best score.

"American Hustle's" four prizes included best comedy, best acting ensemble and best actress in a comedy for Amy Adams.

Other winners included Matthew McConaughey who won the Best Actor award for "Dallas Buyers Club" and Cate Blanchett for Best Actress for Woody Allen’s "Blue Jasmine, while McConaughey's co-star Jared Leto won the best supporting actor prize.

All three actors also received Oscar nominations.

Leonardo DiCaprio received the comedy actor award for "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater were awarded the Critics’ Choice Louis XIII Genius for the “Before” movie series for “an unprecedented demonstration of excellence in the cinematic arts.”

Forest Whitaker was honored with the Joel Siegel Award.

Here’s the list of the winners of the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards:

  • BEST PICTURE: 12 Years a Slave
  • BEST ACTOR: Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
  • BEST ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
  • BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS : Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE: American Hustle
  • BEST DIRECTOR : Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
  • BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Spike Jonze – Her
  • BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave
  • BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity
  • BEST ART DIRECTION: Catherine Martin (Production Designer), Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator) – The Great Gatsby
  • BEST EDITING: Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger – Gravity
  • BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Catherine Martin – The Great Gatsby
  • BEST MAKEUP: American Hustle
  • BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Gravity
  • BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: Frozen
  • BEST ACTION MOVIE: Lone Survivor
  • BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE: Mark Wahlberg – Lone Survivor
  • BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE: Sandra Bullock – Gravity
  • BEST COMEDY: American Hustle
  • BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
  • BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Amy Adams – American Hustle
  • BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE: Gravity
  • BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: 20 Feet from Stardom
  • BEST SONG: Let It Go – Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez – Frozen
  • BEST SCORE: Steven Price – Gravity
  • HOLLYWOOD’S HOTTEST STAR: Benedict Cumberbatch

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