Las Vegas Film Critics Award ’12 Years a Slave’, John Goodman Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

inside-llewyn-davis-goodman (1)Las Vegas Film Critics delivered their winners on the best of 2013 and selected Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave in five categories including Best Picture.  Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity managed four awards as well.  The best part of their listed winners is they selected John Goodman for their William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award.  A fine choice with many great roles under his belt including his performance in Joel Coen & Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis, currently in selected theaters.

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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 Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity”

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

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

Best Art Direction
Andy Nicholson, “Gravity”

Best Visual Effects
“Gravity”

Best Foreign Film
“Blue is the Warmest Color”

Best Documentary
“Blackfish”

Best Animated Film
“Frozen”

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”

Best Score
Hans Zimmer, “12 Years a Slave”

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

Youth in Film
Tye Sheridan, “Mud”

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

Best DVD (Packaging, Design and Content)
“Breaking Bad – The Complete Series” (Blu-Ray)

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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