Monday, January 05, 2015

Toronto Film Critics Association

•    Best Film: Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, a cinematic masterpiece that evokes beauty in life and the inevitable passage of time

Runners-up: The Grand Budapest HotelInherent Vice

•    Best Director: Richard Linklater, for the singular achievement that is Boyhood

Runners-up: Paul Thomas Anderson, Inherent Vice; Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

•    Best Actor: Tom Hardy, for playing a Welsh builder in crisis in Locke

Runners-up: Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler; Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel

•    Best Actress: Marion Cotillard, for her performance as a Polish woman navigating 1920s America in The Immigrant

Runners-up: Julianne Moore, Still Alice; Reese Witherspoon, Wild

•    Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons, for his role as a tyrannical conductor in Whiplash

Runners-up: Josh Brolin, Inherent Vice; Edward Norton, Birdman

•    Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, for her role as the mother of Mason Jr. in Boyhood

Runners-up: Katherine Waterston, Inherent Vice; Tilda Swinton, Snowpiercer

•    Best Screenplay: The Grand Budapest Hotel, for its nuanced humour and intricate narrative dollhouse

Runners-up: Boyhood (dir. Richard Linklater); Inherent Vice (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)

•    Best Animated Feature: Isao Takahata’s delicate fable The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Runners-up: The Lego MovieBig Hero 6How to Train Your Dragon 2

•   Best First Feature: Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox

Runners-up: Nightcrawler (dir. Dan Gilroy); John Wick (dir. David Leitch and Chad Stahelski)

•   Best Foreign-Language Film: Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure

Runners-up: Ida (dir. Pawel Pawlikowski); Leviathan (dir. Andrei Zvyagintsev)

•   Best Documentary Film: Jesse Moss’s The Overnighters

Runners-up: Citizenfour (dir. Laura Poitras); Manakamana (dir. Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez)

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