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Satellite Awards Go for ’12 Years a Slave’ and Steve McQueen

June Squibb also surprises with a Supporting Actress win….

postfull-ebony-sits-down-with-12-years-a-slave-director-steve-mcqueen-steve_2_detThe Satellite Awards were handed out last night with 12 Years a Slave picking up Best Picture and Best Director.  Oscar frontrunners Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, and Matthew McConaughey all emerged victorious while surprising June Squibb edged out big competition to win Supporting Actress.

Check out the full list of winners below:


Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Actress in a Supporting Role
June Squibb, Nebraska

Actor in a Supporting Role
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave

Motion Picture, International Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown

Motion Picture, Animated or Mix Media
The Wind Rises

Motion Picture, Documentary

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Screenplay, Original
David O. Russell, Eric Singer, American Hustle

Screenplay, Adapted
Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Philomena

Original Score
Steven Price, Gravity

Original Song
“Young and Beautiful,”   The Great Gatsby

Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis

Visual Effects
Tim Webber, David Shirk, Chris Lawrence, and Neil Corbould,  Gravity

Film Editing
Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers, and Alan Baumgarten, American Hustle

Sound (Editing and Mixing)
Glenn Freemantle, Chris Munro, Niv Adiri, Skip Lievsay and Christopher Benstead, Gravity

Art Direction and Production Design
Catherine Martin and Beverly Dunn, The Great Gatsby

Costume Design
Michael O’Connor, The Invisible Woman


Miniseries / Motion Picture Made for Television
Dancing on the Edge

Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Laura Prepon, Orange is the New Black

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Television Series, Drama
Breaking Bad

Television Series or Miniseries, Genre
Game of Thrones

Actress in a Series, Drama
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Actor in a Series, Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Television Series, Comedy or Musical
Orange is the New Black

Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black

Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
John Goodman, Alpha House

Original Short-Format Program
#JustSaying (#SamoKažem)


Best Overall
Star Trek Into Darkness

Rise of the Guardians


Outstanding Action / Adventure
Battlefield 4

Outstanding Mobile Game

Outstanding Role Playing Game
Ni No Kuni:  Wrath of the White Witch

Outstanding Sports / Racing Game
Need for Speed Rivals


What do you think?

72 points
Film Lover

Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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