2014 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Winners

Awards season rolls on with the prestigious Boston Society of Film Critics announcing their favorites of 2014. The BSFC was formed in 1981 to make "Boston's unique critical perspective heard on a national and international level by awarding commendations to the best of the year's films and filmmakers and local film theaters and film societies that offer outstanding film programming."

Others posted in the last few days include the National Board of Review Awards winners, IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards winners, and New York Film Critics Circle Awards winners. Other groups announcing honors today include the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and New York Film Critics Online.

Boyhood‬ continues to be the year's critical favorite, taking five awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Richard Linklater), Best Screenplay (Linklater in a tie), Ensemble Cast, and Editing (Sandra Adair).

The winners of the 2014 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards are:

Best Picture
Boyhood

Best Actor
Michael Keaton for Birdman

Best Actress
Marion Cotillard for The Immigrant and Two Days, One Night

Best Supporting Actor
J. K. Simmons for Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress
Emma Stone for Birdman

Best Director
Richard Linklater for Boyhood

Best Screenplay
(tie) Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo for Birdman & Richard Linklater for Boyhood

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman

Best Documentary
Citizenfour

Best Foreign-Language Film  (awarded in memory of Jay Carr)  
Two Days, One Night

Best Animated Film
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer)
Sandra Adair for Boyhood

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy)
Dan Gilroy for Nightcrawler

Best Ensemble Cast
Boyhood

Best Use of Music in a Film
Inherent Vice



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For 20 years I was a professional in the entertainment industry, from commercial broadcast radio in America's fourth largest market to band management to record production. But my passion is independent film, and I spend much of the year traveling to film festivals to see indies and meet the actors, directors, and others responsible for creating them. I'm a writer, photographer, and videographer, currently serving as Senior Vice President for Media & Technology and Public Relations at PROnetworks as well as Editor at Larry411.com

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