27th Annual Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) announced their 27th annual awards at a ceremony held on December 15, 2014 with giving away the Best Film award to Boyhood, directed by Richard Linklater who also won the Best Director award.

Last year, 8 CFCA winners won the Oscar, i.e. Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Let’s see how it goes this year.

Here is the complete list of winners:

BEST PICTURE: Boyhood

BEST DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater — Boyhood

BEST ACTOR: Michael Keaton — Birdman

BEST ACTRESS: Julianne Moore — Still Alice

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: J.K. Simmons — Whiplash

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Patricia Arquette — Boyhood

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Wes Anderson — The Grand Budapest Hotel

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Gillian Flynn — Gone Girl

BEST ART DIRECTION: The Grand Budapest Hotel

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (TIE): Birdman — Emmanuel Lubezki and The Grand Budapest Hotel — Robert Yeoman

BEST EDITING: Whiplash — Tom Cross

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: Under the Skin — Mica Levi

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: The Lego Movie

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Life Itself

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM: Force Majeure

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER: Jack O’Connell — Starred Up/Unbroken

MOST PROMISING FILMMAKER: Damien Chazelle — Whiplash

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