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Phoenix Film Critics Society 2013 Award Nominations & Top Ten Films

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The Phoenix Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the slate of nominees for our 2013 Annual Awards. The winner in each category will be announced on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. The Best Picture will be chosen from the Top Ten Films of 2013.

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2013 (in alphabetical order)

"12 Years a Slave"

"American Hustle"

"Captain Phillips"

"Dallas Buyers Club"

"Gravity"

"Mud"

"Nebraska"

"Philomena"

"Saving Mr. Banks"

"Short Term 12"

BEST DIRECTOR

Alfonso Cuaron "Gravity"

Paul Greengrass "Captain Phillips"

John Lee Hancock "Saving Mr. Banks"

Steve McQueen "12 Years a Slave"

Alexander Payne "Nebraska"

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Bruce Dern "Nebraska"

Chiwetel Ejiofor "12 Years a Slave"

Tom Hanks "Captain Phillips"

Matthew McConaughey "Dallas Buyers Club"

Robert Redford "All is Lost"

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Cate Blanchett "Blue Jasmine"

Sandra Bullock "Gravity"

Judi Dench "Philomena"

Meryl Streep "August: Osage County"

Emma Thompson "Saving Mr. Banks"

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Michael Fassbender "12 Years a Slave"

James Gandolfini "Enough Said"

Tom Hanks "Saving Mr. Banks"

Jared Leto "Dallas Buyers Club"

Matthew McConaughey "Mud"

Sam Rockwell "The Way Way Back"

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jennifer Lawrence "American Hustle

Lupita Nyong'o "12 Years a Slave"

Julia Roberts "August: Osage County"

June Squibb "Nebraska"

Oprah Winfrey "Lee Daniel's The Butler"

BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING

"12 Years a Slave"

"American Hustle"

"August: Osage County"

"Saving Mr., Banks"

"The Way Way Back"

BEST SCREENPLAY - ORIGINAL

"Gravity"

"Inside Llewyn Davis"

"Mud"

"Nebraska"

BEST SCREENPLAY - ADAPTATION

"12 Years a Slave"

"August: Osage County"

"Captain Phillips"

"Philomena"

BEST LIVE ACTION FAMILY FILM

"One Direction: This Is Us"

"Oz, The Great and Powerful"

"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"

"The Smurfs 2"

THE OVERLOOKED FILM OF THE YEAR

"In a World...”

"Jack the Giant Slayer"

"The Kings of Summer"

"Much Ado About Nothing"

"Short Term 12"

"The Spectacular Now"

BEST ANIMATED FILM

"Despicable Me 2"

"Frozen"

"Monsters University"

"The Wind Rises"

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

"Blancanieves"

"Blue is the Warmest Color"

"The Grandmaster"

"The Hunt"

"Populaire"

BEST DOCUMENTARY

"20 Feet from Stardom"

"The Act of Killing"

"Blackfish"

"Stories We Tell"

"We Steal Secrets: Story of WikiLeaks"

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Let It Go "Frozen"

Please Mr. Kennedy "Inside Llewyn Davis"

Young and Beautiful "The Great Gatsby"

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

"12 Years a Slave"

"Frozen"

"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

"Saving Mr. Banks"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

"12 Years a Slave"

"Gravity"

"The Great Gatsby"

"Inside Llewyn Davis"

"Nebraska"

BEST FILM EDITING

"12 Years a Slave"

"American Hustle"

"Captain Phillips"

"Gravity"

"Rush"

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

"12 Years a Slave"

"Gravity"

"The Great Gatsby"

"Oz, The Great and Powerful"

"Saving Mr. Banks"

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

"12 Years a Slave"

"42"

"American Hustle"

"The Great Gatsby"

"Saving Mr. Banks"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

"Gravity"

"Jack the Giant Slayer"

"Oblivion"

"Star Trek Into Darkness"

BEST STUNTS

"Fast & Furious 6"

"Oblivion"

"Star Trek Into Darkness"

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE ON CAMERA

Oscar Isaac "Inside Llewyn Davis"

Liam James "The Way Way Back"

Michael B. Jordan "Fruitvale Station"

Brie Larson "Short Term 12"

Lupita Nyong'o "12 Years a Slave"

June Squibb "Nebraska"

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE BEHIND THE CAMERA

Lake Bell "In a World..."

Ryan Coogler "Fruitvale Station"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt "Don Jon"

Jeff Nichols "Mud"

Jordan Vogt-Roberts "The Kings of Summer"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH IN A LEAD OR SUPPORTING ROLE - FEMALE

Annie Rose Buckley "Saving Mr. Banks"

Kaitlyn Dever "Short Term 12"

Sophie Nelisse "The Book Thief"

Annika Wedderkopp "The Hunt"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH IN A LEAD OR SUPPORTING ROLE - MALE

Asa Butterfield "Ender's Game"

Liam James "The Way Way Back"

Nick Robinson "The Kings of Summer"

Tye Sheridan "Mud"

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