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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Gets Last-Ditch Boost from National Society of Film Critics

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 4, 2014 at 4:37PM

This has not been a good week for Joel and Ethan Coen’s dark music drama “Inside Llewyn Davis,” which failed to score nominations from the Producers or Writers Guild. Since Cannes, it's been a critics' darling, although it did not win big with the year-end critics groups (except for the Toronto Film Critics Association) until now. The late-voting National Society of Film Critics (56 members nationwide) came through in the pinch, according "Inside Llewyn Davis" its top awards: picture, director, actor (Oscar Isaac) and cinematography.
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Picture: “Inside Llewyn Davis” (23)

Runners-up: “American Hustle” (17); “12 Years a Slave” (16); “Her” (16)


Director: Joel and Ethan Coen, “Inside Llewyn Davis” (25)

Runners-up: Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity” (18); Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave” (15)


Actor: Oscar Isaac, “Inside Llewyn Davis” (28)

Runners-up: Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave” (19); Robert Redford, “All Is Lost” (12)


Actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine” (57)

Runners-up: Adele Exarchopoulos, “Blue Is the Warmest Color” (36); Julie Delpy, “Before Midnight” (26)


Supporting actor: James Franco, “Spring Breakers” (24)

Runners-up: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club” (20); Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips” (14)


Supporting actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle” (54)

Runners-up: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave” (38); Sally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine” (18); Lea Seydoux, “Blue Is the Warmest Color” (18)


Screenplay: Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, “Before Midnight” (29)

Runners-up: Joel and Ethan Coen, “Inside Llewyn Davis” (26); Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, “American Hustle” (18)


Foreign-language film: “Blue Is the Warmest Color” (27)

Runners-up: “A Touch of Sin” (21); “The Great Beauty” (15)


Nonfiction: “The Act of Killing” and “At Berkeley” (tie, 20)

Runner-up: “Leviathan” (18)


Cinematography: Bruno Delbonnel, “Inside Llewyn Davis” (28)

Runners-up: Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity” (26); Phedon Papamichael, “Nebraska” (17)


Film Still Awaiting U.S. Distribution: “Stray Dogs” and “Hide Your Smiling Faces”


Film Heritage:

“Too Much Johnson”

“American Treasures From the New Zealand Film Archive”

“Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios”

“The Hitchcock 9″

This article is related to: Critics Groups, Awards, Awards Season Roundup, Awards


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