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The Detroit Film Critics Society has announced their 'Best of 2013' nominations

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Today, the Detroit Film Critics Society (DFCS) announced their nominations for their "Best of 2013" movies.

Each critic submitted their top five picks in the following categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Ensemble, and Breakthrough Performance, Best Screenplay, and Best Documentary. From these submissions, each entry was given a point value and the top 5 in each category have been placed on the final ballot. The 2013 winners will be announced on Friday, Dec 13, 2013.

Leading with 5 nominations each this year are “American Hustle” and “Short Term 12." Other top nominees with four nominations each are “12 Years a Slave,” “Her” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Receiving three nominations each are “August: Osage County,” “Before Midnight” and “Captain Phillips.”

Both Spike Jonze and David O. Russell have been nominated twice this year for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Destin Cretton has been nominated twice in the Best Screenplay and Best Breakthrough categories. Brie Larson is also nominated twice in the Best Actress and Best Breakthrough categories.

The DFCS is the premiere film critic group in Michigan and surrounding areas. The society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of 20 Michigan film critics who write or broadcast in the Detroit area as well as other major cities within a 150-mile radius of the city including Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Flint, Michigan.

Here are the nominations for 2013 as chosen by the Detroit Film Critics Society (in alphabetical order):

BEST PICTURE

  • 12 YEARS A SLAVE
  • BEFORE MIDNIGHT
  • GRAVITY
  • HER
  • SHORT TERM 12

BEST DIRECTOR

  • 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
  • MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
  • ROBERT REDFORD – ALL IS LOST

BEST ACTRESS

  • AMY ADAMS – AMERICAN HUSTLE
  • JULIE DELPY – BEFORE MIDNIGHT
  • ADÈLE EXARCHOPOULOS – BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
  • BRIE LARSON – SHORT TERM 12
  • MERYL STREEP – AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • BARKHAD ABDI – CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
  • JAMES FRANCO – SPRING BREAKERS
  • JARED LETO – DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
  • MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – MUD
  • STANLEY TUCCI – THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • SCARLETT JOHANSSON - HER
  • JENNIFER LAWRENCE – AMERICAN HUSTLE
  • LUPITA NYONG’O – 12 YEARS A SLAVE
  • JULIA ROBERTS – AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
  • JUNE SQUIBB - NEBRASKA

BEST ENSEMBLE

  • 12 YEARS A SLAVE
  • AMERICAN HUSTLE
  • AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
  • BLUE JASMINE
  • THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

BEST BREAKTHROUGH

  • LAKE BELL – IN A WORLD… - DIRECTOR, SCREENPLAY, ACTRESS
  • RYAN COOGLER – FRUITVALE STATION – DIRECTOR, SCREENPLAY
  • DESTIN CRETTON – SHORT TERM 12 – DIRECTOR, SCREENPLAY
  • MICHAEL B. JORDAN – FRUITVALE STATION - ACTOR
  • BRIE LARSON – SHORT TERM 12 - ACTRESS

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • DESTIN CRETTON – SHORT TERM 12
  • SPIKE JONZE – HER
  • RICHARD LINKLATER – BEFORE MIDNIGHT
  • DAVID O. RUSSELL & ERIC SINGER – AMERICAN HUSTLE
  • TERENCE WINTER – THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • THE ACT OF KILLING
  • BLACKFISH
  • THE SQUARE
  • STORIES WE TELL
  • THE UNKNOWN KNOWN

The Detroit Film Critics Society members for the 2013-2014 season in alphabetical order are Paul Arlon – The New Monitor; Kirk Baird – The Toledo Blade; Jason Buchanan – Allmovie.com & TVGuide.com; Patrick Dunn – Mlive.com; Adam Graham – The Detroit News; Corey Hall – The Metro Times & WJBK Fox 2; Tom Long – The Detroit News & Associated Press Marketplace; Jeff Meyers – The Metro Times, Moviemaker, & WJBK Fox 2; Warren Pierce – WJR Radio; Greg Russell – My TV20 Detroit & Real Times Media; James Sanford – WMUK-FM; Tom Santilli – Examiner.com/MYTV-20; Debbie Schlussel – Sirius Patriot Channel 144’s Mike Church Show; Perry Seibert – Allmovie.com & TVGuide.com; John Serba – The Grand Rapids Press; Lee Thomas – WJBK Fox 2; Mike Tyrkus – Cinemanerdz.com; Greg Walton – Movieline Online; Stephanie Webb – USAToday.com & WZZM-13; and Chris Williams – Advisor & Source Newspapers.

More information is available on the website at detroitfilmcritics.com.

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