Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel and Ethan Coen took two top nods by the Toronto Film Critics Association, taking Best Picture as well as Best Actor for Oscar Isaac. Fellow NYFF51 selections Her and 12 Years A Slave were runners-up in the category.
Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, and Richard Linklater's Before Midnight take the top three spots on the magazine's list of the top 50 films released in 2013, and Philippe Garrel's Jealousy tops the list of undistributed films.
As the year draws to a close, Film Comment is celebrating the best movies of 2013 in a number of ways. Earlier today, they revealed their highly anticipated end-of-year lists and, over the next few weeks, they'll be putting online 15 pieces from their Essential Cinema supplement. First up is Steve McQueen's awards-buzzed 12 Years a Slave...
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) gave their nominations for the best performances of 2013 with cast members of NYFF premiere 12 Years A Slave receiving nods in a number of categories including Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Chiwetel Ejiofor.
New York Film Festival premiere 12 Years A Slave came out on top with the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association, taking prizes for Best Film in addition to Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Great Britain's official entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration won three awards over the weekend at the the 16th Moët British Independent Film Awards including Best British Independent Film.