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San Diego Film Critics Society announces nominations for the best of 2014

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How quickly the year is coming to its last reel. Since the past two weeks, film reviewer communities everywhere have been announcing their year end picks for the best of the year. Closer home, the San Diego Film Critics Society announced today their final nominations in various categories.

 

The San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) consists of 18 members (including Moviewallas) who write about film in our city, and include the major print and online film outlets in San Diego.

 

This year’s SDFCS nominations includes a diverse list that has something for everyone. In fact, we had ties in the tie-breaker round (!) for Best Film and Best Male Actor, and hence have 6 names instead of the usual 5 in those two categories. Some picks are similar to those from other critics groups in the country (including those from New York, Los Angeles, and Boston). And there are some unique picks such as nominations for Venus In Fur and Heli in the Best Foreign Film category.  The SDFCS may also be the first critics group to hand a Best Male Actor nomination to the redoubtable Brendan Gleeson for his work in Calvary.

 

Without further ado, here are the final 2014 SDFCS nominations. Do not forget to provide us your feedback on the nominations in the Comments section.

 

BEST FILM

BOYHOOD

GONE GIRL

NIGHTCRAWLER

SELMA

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro González Iñárritu, BIRDMAN

Dan Gilroy, NIGHTCRAWLER

David Fincher, GONE GIRL

Richard Linklater, BOYHOOD

Wes Anderson, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

 

BEST ACTOR, MALE

Brendan Gleeson, CALVARY

Eddie Redmayne, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Jake Gyllenhaal, NIGHTCRAWLER

Michael Keaton, BIRDMAN

Ralph Fiennes, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Tom Hardy, LOCKE

BEST ACTOR, FEMALE

Felicity Jones, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Hilary Swank, THE HOMESMAN

Marion Cotillard, TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

Mia Wasikowska, TRACKS

Rosamund Pike, GONE GIRL

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, MALE

Edward Norton, BIRDMAN

Ethan Hawke, BOYHOOD

J.K. Simmons, WHIPLASH

Mark Ruffalo, FOXCATCHER

Riz Ahmed, NIGHTCRAWLER

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, FEMALE

Carrie Coon, GONE GIRL

Emma Stone, BIRDMAN

Keira Knightly, THE IMITATION GAME

Patricia Arquette, BOYHOOD

Rene Russo, NIGHTCRAWLER

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacabone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, BIRDMAN

Dan Gilroy, NIGHTCRAWLER

Richard Linklater, BOYHOOD

Steven Knight, LOCKE

Wes Anderson, Hugo Guiness, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

 

BEST ADAPATED SCREENPLAY

Anthony McCarten, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Gillian Flynn, GONE GIRL

Joel Coen, William Nicolson, Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, UNBROKEN

Nick Hornby, WILD

Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE

FORCE MAJEURE

HELI

IDA

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

VENUS IN FUR

 

BEST DOCUMENTRAY

CITIZENFOUR

ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME

GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME

LIFE ITSELF

THE LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM

 

BEST ANIMATED FILM

BIG HERO 6

BOXTROLLS

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

THE LEGO MOVIE

THE NUT JOB

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Fredrik Wenzel, FORCE MAJEURE

Hoyte Van Hoytema INTERSTELLAR

Jeff Cronenweth, GONE GIRL

Robert Elswit, NIGHTCRAWLER

Roger Deakins, UNBROKEN

 

BEST EDITING

Barney Pilling, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

James Herbert, Laura Jennings, EDGE OF TOMORROW

John Gilroy, NIGHTCRAWLER

Kirk Baxter, GONE GIRL

Sandra Adair, BOYHOOD

 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pincock, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Dennis Gassner & Anna Pinnock, INTO THE WOODS

John Paul Kelly, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Maria Djurkovic, THE IMITATION GAME

Nathan Crawley, INTERSTELLAR

 

BEST SCORE

Alexandre Desplat, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Alexandre Desplat, THE IMITATION GAME

James Newton Howard, NIGHTCRAWLER

Antonio Sanchez, BIRDMAN

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, GONE GIRL

 

BEST ENSEMBLE

BIRDMAN

BOYHOOD

SELMA

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

THE IMITATION GAME

 

 

 

 

 

 

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