7th Annual Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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The Detroit Film Critics Society (DFCS) announced their awards on December 13th, 2013 with giving away the Best Film award to Her, written, directed and co-produced by Spike Jonze whereas Best Director award went to Alfonso Cuarón for GravityIt’s so nice to see Scarlett Johansson winning the award for her performance as an operating system’s voice in Her. Much appreciated!

Last year, only 3 DFCS winners won the Oscars, i.e. Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Actress for Jennifer Lawrence and Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway. Let’s see if the following winners will also win their respective Oscars or not.

Here is the complete list of winners along with the nominations:

BEST FILM:

  • Before Midnight
  • Gravity
  • WINNER: Her
  • Short Term 12
  • 12 Years a Slave

BEST DIRECTOR:

  • WINNER: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
  • Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)
  • Spike Jonze (Her)
  • David O. Russell (American Hustle)
  • Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street)

BEST ACTOR:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)
  • WINNER: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
  • Robert Redford (All Is Lost)

BEST ACTRESS:

  • Amy Adams (American Hustle)
  • Julie Delpy (Before Midnight)
  • Adele Exarchopoulos (Blue Is the Warmest Color)
  • WINNER: Brie Larson (Short Term 12)
  • Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:

  • Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
  • James Franco (Spring Breakers)
  • WINNER: Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
  • Matthew McConaughey (Mud)
  • Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

  • WINNER: Scarlett Johansson (Her)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
  • Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
  • June Squibb (Nebraska)

BEST ENSEMBLE:

  • WINNER: American Hustle
  • August: Osage County
  • Blue Jasmine
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street

BREAKTHROUGH:

  • Lake Bell (In a World…, actress + screenplay + director)
  • Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, screenplay + director)
  • Destin Cretton (Short Term 12, screenplay + director)
  • Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station, actor)
  • WINNER: Brie Larson (Short Term 12, actress)

BEST SCREENPLAY:

  • Destin Cretton (Short Term 12)
  • WINNER: Spike Jonze (Her)
  • Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke (Before Midnight)
  • Eric Singer and David O. Russell (American Hustle)
  • Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street)

BEST DOCUMENTARY:

  • The Act of Killing
  • Blackfish
  • The Square
  • WINNER: Stories We Tell
  • The Unknown Known
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