12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY Top Winners of Online Film Gritics Awards



Steven McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" took home the prize in five categories at this year's Online Film Critics Society Awards. Winners of the 17th annual OFCS awards for excellence in film were announced today.



The film received recognition as Best Picture, Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender), Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong'o), and Best Adapted Screenplay. Other winners included Cate Blanchett as Best Actress for her role in "Blue Jasmine," and Gravity's Alfonso Cuarón was named Best Director.



Roger Ebert received a posthumous honor for his "decades of work in criticism helped to popularize serious film appreciation to a wider audience, and whose tireless persistence in the face of cancer was as inspiring as any of the films he championed."



Commented OFCS Governing Committee members Robert Humanick, Wesley Lovell and Cole Smithey."Our members outdid themselves this year and we couldn't be more excited," adding, "After selecting a superb set of nominees, tough decisions were made and the result is a fine array of work enhanced only by the pool from which they were chosen."



The complete list of winners follows: (winners in bold)



Best Picture



12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Before Midnight

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Drug War

Gravity

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis

Short Term 12

The Wind Rises



Best Animated Feature



Despicable Me 2

From Up on Poppy Hill

Frozen

Monsters University

The Wind Rises



Best Film Not in the English Language

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Drug War

Museum Hours

Wadjda

The Wind Rises



Best Documentary

56 Up

The Act of Killing

At Berkeley

Blackfish

Stories We Tell



Best Director

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen - Inside Llewyn Davis

Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity

Spike Jonze - Her

Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave

Hayao Miyazaki - The Wind Rises



Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave

Tom Hanks - Captain Phillips

Oscar Isaac - Inside Llewyn Davis

Mads Mikkelsen - The Hunt

Joaquin Phoenix - Her



Best Actress

Amy Adams - American Hustle

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

Julie Delpy - Before Midnight

Adèle Exarchopoulos - Blue Is the Warmest Color

Brie Larsen - Short Term 12



Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips

Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey - Mud

Sam Rockwell - The Way, Way Back



Best Supporting Actress

Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine

Scarlett Johansson - Her

Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle

Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave

Léa Seydoux - Blue Is the Warmest Color



Best Original Screenplay

American Hustle

Blue Jasmine

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis

Museum Hours



Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave

Before Midnight

In the House

Short Term 12

The Wind Rises



Best Editing

12 Years a Slave

Drug War

Gravity

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis



Best Cinematography

12 Years a Slave

The Grandmaster

Gravity

The Great Beauty

Inside Llewyn Davis




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