The Denver Film Critics Society Awards 2013

The Denver Film Critics Society (DFCS) announced its award nominees with ’12 Years a Slave’ leading the awards season race with seven nominations.

According to its website, DFCS was “formed to provide the greater Denver area a unified and diverse opinion on film and its industry, DFCS is dedicated to not only recognize excellence in cinema, but also promote Colorado within the industry. Representing all sectors in media, including print, radio, television and online outlets, DFCS provides a platform for national and international recognition for achievements in film through its presentation of its annual awards.” DFCS will announce the winners January 13, 2014.

The complete list of DFCS nominations:

Best Picture

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Gravity
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
avid O. Russell, American Hustle
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Christian Bale, American Hustle

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Brie Larson, Short Term 12
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
Amy Adams, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

James Franco, Spring Breakers
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Woody Harrelson, Out of the Furnace

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Octavia Spencer, Fruitvale Station
June Squibb, Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Best Animated Film

Frozen
Despicable Me 2
The Wind Rises
Monsters University
The Croods

Best Science Fiction/Horror Film

The Conjuring
Gravity
Pacific Rim
Star Trek into Darkness
Man of Steel

Best Comedy

This Is the End
The World’s End
Don Jon
Much Ado About Nothing
The Way, Way Back

Best Original Screenplay

American Hustle
Enough Said
Inside Llewyn Davis
Blue Jasmine
Gravity

Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Captain Phillips
Philomena
Before Midnight

Best Documentary

Blackfish
The Act of Killing
20 Feet from Stardom
Cutie and the Boxer
Stories We Tell

Best Original Song

Let It Go, Frozen
Young & Beautiful, The Great Gatsby
Ordinary Love, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Atlas, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Please Mr. Kennedy, Inside Llewyn Davis

Best Score

12 Years a Slave, Hans Zimmer
Gravity, Steven Price
Man of Steel, Hans Zimmer
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Howard Shore
Frozen, Christophe Beck

Best Foreign Language Film

The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Grandmaster
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Broken Circle Breakdown

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