Oscar 2013: New York Film Critics Awards

The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) has named David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” Best Picture of 2013.

The lead acting awards went to Robert Redford for “All is Lost” and Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine.”

“American Hustle” also picked up two other kudos, supporting actress for Jennifer Lawrence and screenplay for David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer.

“12 Years a Slave,” which dominated the Gotham Awards nominations but walked away with no trophies, scored the NYFCC laurel for director Steve McQueen.

Jared Leto snagged the supporting actor title for “Dallas Buyers Club.”

“Fruitvale Station,” which picked up two prizes at the Gotham Awards, rode the momentum to win best first film.

“Blue is the Warmest Color” scored foreign film.

“The Wind Rises” took the animated trophy

“Stories We Tell” won for documentary.


Complete list of winners:

Best Picture: American Hustle

Best Actor: Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Director: Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Best Screenplay: Eric Singer & David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Best Animated Film: The Wind Rises

Best Cinematographer: Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis

Best First Film: Ryan Coogler, Fruitvale Station

Best Foreign Film: Blue Is the Warmest Color

Best Nonfiction Film (Documentary): Stories We Tell

Special Award: Frederick Wiseman

Founded in 1935, the organization’s membership includes critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines and qualifying online general-interest publications. Every year in December, the group meets in New York to vote on awards for the previous calendar year’s films.

In addition to the regular categories, which include best picture, director, actor and actress, special stand-alone awards are given to individuals and organizations that have made substantial contributions to the art of cinema, including producers, directors, actors, writers, critics, historians, film restorers and service organizations.