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Jan 16, 2015

20th Critics Choice Awards Winners

Critics' Choice Awards were given out last night for the films of 2014. "Birdman" received most wins at 7 while "Boyhood" came in second with 4 total wins. Of course Boyhood received the best picture award along with best director for Richard Linklater, best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette and best young actor for Ellar Coltrane. Birdman won awards for lead actor Michael Keaton, who also won best actor in a comedy. Other wins include original screenplay, ensemble, score, editing and cinematography. The three winners of foreign language, animated film and documentary feature were all Oscar snubbed contenders. The same goes for some technical categories. Julianne Moore won best actress for her marvelous work in "Still Alice". "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was awarded with best art direction, costumes and comedy film. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" won visual effects prize. While Jessica Chastain was given the inaugural MVP award for her multiple performances this year.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Best Picture:

Best Director:
Richard Linkalter, Boyhood

Best Lead Actor:
Michael Keaton, Birdman

Best Lead Actress:
Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Best Supporting Actor:
J. K. Simmons, Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress:
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Best Original Screenplay:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo, Birdman

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Best Foreign Language Film:
Force Majeure

Best Animated Feature:
The Lego Movie

Best Documentary Feature:
Life Itself

Best Editing:
Douglas Crise & Stephen Mirrione, Birdman

Best Cinematography:
Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman

Best Art Direction:
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Costume Design:
Milena Canonero, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Hair & Makeup:
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Visual Effects:
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Best Score:
Antonio Sanchez, Birdman

Best Song:
"Glory" - John Legend and Common, Selma

Best Acting Ensemble:

Best Young Actor/Actress:
Ellar Coltrane, Boyhood

Best Action Movie:
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Actor in an Action Movie:
Bradley Cooper, American Sniper

Best Actress in an Action Movie:
Emily Blunt, Edge of Tomorrow

Best Comedy:
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Actor in a Comedy:
Michael Keaton, Birdman

Best Actress in a Comedy:
Jenny Slate, Obvious Child

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie:

Critics' Choice MVP Award:
Jessica Chastain (A Most Violent Year, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Interstellar and Miss Julie)

Louis XIII Genius Award:
Ron Howard

Lifetime Achievemnt Award:
Kevin Costner