St. Louis Film Critics Nominations - Michael B. Jordan Shows Up for 'Fruitvale Station' - AwardsCircuit.com - By Clayton Davis

St. Louis Film Critics Nominations – Michael B. Jordan Shows Up for ‘Fruitvale Station’

Barkhad Abdi and Harrison Ford get mentions with none for 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

MichaelBJordan_LeadActorSolid choices from the St. Louis critics.  Love the Michael B. Jordan mention along with the “Favorite Scene” nominees.  I’m starting to compile mine for the “Davis Awards” which are giving me heartburn.

Also worth noting, no mention for Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street but I think they may not have seen it in time.

Check out the nominees.

Best Film

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • American Hustle
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Nebraska

Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)
  • Spike Jonze (Her)
  • Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
  • Alexander Payne (Nebraska)
  • David O. Russell (American Hustle)

Best Actor

  • Christian Bale (American Hustle)
  • Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station)
  • Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress

  • Amy Adams (American Hustle)
  • Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
  • Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
  • Judi Dench (Philomena)
  • Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)
  • Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
  • Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)
  • Harrison Ford (42)
  • Will Forte (Nebraska)
  • Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Scarlett Johannson (Her)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
  • Lupita Nyongo (12 Years a Slave)
  • Lea Seydoux (Blue Is the Warmest Colour)
  • June Squibb (Nebraska)

Best Original Screenplay

  • American Hustle
  • Enough Said
  • Her
  • Nebraska
  • Saving Mr. Banks

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Before Midnight
  • Captain Phillips
  • Philomena
  • Short Term 12
  • The Spectacular Now

Best Cinematography

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Grandmaster
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Gravity
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Nebraska

Best Visual Special Effects

  • Gravity
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Iron Man 3
  • Pacific Rim
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Thor: The Dark World

Best Musical Score

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Nebraska
  • Saving Mr. Banks

Best Soundtrack

  • American Hustle
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Frozen
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Muscle Shoals

Best Art Direction

  • 12 Years A Slave
  • The Grandmaster
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Her
  • Inside Llewyn Davis

Best Documentary

  • 20 Feet from Stardom
  • The Act of Killing
  • Blackfish
  • Muscle Shoals
  • Stories We Tell

Best Non-English Language Film

  • Blue Is the Warmest Colour
  • A Hijacking
  • The Hunt
  • No
  • Wadjda

Best Comedy

  • Enough Said
  • The Heat
  • Nebraska
  • The Way Way Back
  • The World’s End

Best Animated Feature

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Frozen
  • Monsters University
  • The Wind Rises

Best Art-House or Festival Film
(For artistic excellence in independent, international or smaller-budget films that played at film festivals, film series or had a limited-release run in St. Louis, playing one to three cinemas.)

  • Ain’t Them Bodies Saints
  • Before Midnight
  • Blue Is the Warmest Colour
  • Frances Ha
  • In a World…
  • Short Term 12

Best Scene (A favorite movie scene or sequence)

  • 12 Years a Slave – The hanging scene
  • Captain Phillips – The scene near the end of the film where Tom Hanks is being checked out by military medical personnel and he breaks down.
  • Gravity – he opening tracking shot.
  • Her – Off-screen OS sex scene
  • The Place Beyond the Pines – The opening scene where Ryan Gosling is walking through the carnival.
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  • Anthony Moseley

    Lea Seydoux gets nominated for Blue, but not Adele? Odd.