'12 Years a Slave,' McConaughey, Thompson get lucky with Las Vegas critics

Posted by · 11:30 am · December 18th, 2013

The Las Vegas Film Critics’ Society gives out awards in more categories than most, so this time “12 Years a Slave” can claim Best Costume Design and Best Original Score alongside its wins for Best Picture, Director and Supporting Actress. Their second-favorite film, “Dallas Buyers Club,” took Best Actor and Supporting Actor, while Emma Thompson landed Best Actress for “Saving Mr. Banks.” “Gravity,” meanwhile, settled for four technical prizes and the Best Picture bronze medal, while they even found categories for “Pacific Rim” and “This is the End.” Full list after the jump; everything else at The Circuit
Best Picture: “12 Years a Slave”

Best Director: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress: Emma Thompson, “Saving Mr. Banks”

Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Screenplay: Spike Jonze, “Her”

Best Foreign Film: “Blue is the Warmest Color”

Best Documentary: “Blackfish”

Best Animated Film: “Frozen”

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity”

Best Film Editing: Alfonso Cuaron & Mark Sanger, “Gravity”

Best Art Direction: Andy Nicholson, “Gravity”

Best Costume Design: Patricia Norris, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Score: Hans Zimmer, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Song: “Please Mr. Kennedy,” “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Best Visual Effects: “Gravity”

Best Family Film: “Saving Mr. Banks”

Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film: “Pacific Rim”

Best Comedy Film: “This is the End”

Best Action Film: “Lone Survivor”

Youth in Film: Tye Sheridan, “Mud”

Breakout Filmmaker of the Year: Ryan Coogler, “Fruitvale Station”

Best DVD: “Breaking Bad – The Complete Series” 

William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award: John Goodman

LVFCS Top 10 Films of 2013
1. “12 Years a Slave” 
2. “Dallas Buyers Club” 
3. “Gravity” 
4. “The Wolf of Wall Street” 
5. “American Hustle” 
6. “Inside Llewyn Davis” 
7. “Saving Mr. Banks” 
8. “Nebraska” 
9. “Her” 
10. “Lone Survivor”

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