Oscar 2014: Boyhood–Best Picture of the Year?

IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was named best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director.

Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”) new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film.

With the N.Y. online group, Fox Searchlight’s “Birdman” was a multiple winner; aside from cinematography, it won for screenplay (Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro González Iñárritu), and ensemble cast.

Other winners from the N.Y. online group: Eddie Redmayne, actor, “The Theory of Everything”; Marion Cotillard, actress, “Two Days, One Night”; supporting actress Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”; documentary, “Life Itself”; and animated feature, “The Lego Movie.”

Other Boston winners: animated film, “The tale of Princess Kaguya”; screenplay, a tie between “Birdman” and “Boyhood”; actor, Michael Keaton, “Birdman”; Marion Cotillard actress (“Two Days” and “The Immigrant”);  supporting actress, Emma Stone, “Birdman”; editing, Sandra Adair, “Boyhood”; docu, “CitizenFour.”