8th Annual Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

The Detroit Film Critics Society (DFCS) announced their awards on December 15th, 2014 with giving away the Best Film award to Boyhood written and directed by Richard Linklater who also won the Best Director award.

Last year, 4 DFCS winners won the Oscar, i.e. Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay. Let’s see how it goes this time.

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

BEST FILM

  • Winner: Boyhood
  • Birdman
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Under the Skin
  • Whiplash

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Winner: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
  • Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Damien Chazelle, Whiplash
  • Jonathan Glazer, Under the Skin
  • Ajejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman

BEST ACTOR

  • Winner: Michael Keaton, Birdman
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
  • Brendan Gleeson, Calvary
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
  • Tom Hardy, Locke
  • Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

BEST ACTRESS

  • Winner: Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
  • Essie Davis, The Babadook
  • Scarlett Johansson, Under the Skin
  • Julianne Moore, Still Alice
  • Reese Witherspoon, Wild

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Winner: JK Simmons, Whiplash
  • Josh Brolin, Inherent Vice
  • Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
  • Edward Norton, Birdman
  • Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Winner: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
  • Laura Dern, Wild
  • Rene Russo, Nightcrawler
  • Emma Stone, Birdman
  • Tilda Swinton, Snowpiercer

BEST ENSEMBLE

  • Winner: Birdman
  • Winner: The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Winner: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Boyhood
  • Into the Woods

BREAKTHROUGH

  • Winner: Damien Chazelle, Whiplash (director, screenplay)
  • Jennifer Kent, The Babadook (director, screenplay)
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle, Beyond the Lights (actress)
  • Chris Pratt, Guardians of the Galaxy (actor)
  • Dan Stevens, The Guest (actor)

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Winner: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
  • Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Damien Chazelle, Whiplash
  • Nicolas Giacobone and Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman
  • John Michael McDonagh, Calvary

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Winner: CitizenFour
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Jodorowsky’s Dune
  • Keep On Keepin’ On
  • Life Itself
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