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’12 Years a Slave’ Leads London Critics Nominations

Gary Oldman to receive Dilys Powell Award

LONDON — The nominations for the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards were announced Tuesday, with Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” topping the ballot with nine noms.

Stephen Frears’ “Philomena” took five noms, while Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” Jon Baird’s “Filth,” Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” and Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” had four nods each.

Three nominations were gathered by David O. Russell’s “American Hustle,” Abdellatif Kechiche’s “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” Paul Greengrass’ “Captain Phillips,” Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha,” Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Great Beauty,” the Coen Brother’s “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska” and Clio Barnard’s “The Selfish Giant.”

Gary Oldman will receive the Dilys Powell Award for excellence in film at the awards on Feb. 2.

The awards are voted for by the Circle’s 140 members.

34th LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS NOMINATIONS

FILM
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Blue Jasmine
Frances Ha
Gravity
The Great Beauty
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Caesar Must Die
Gloria
The Great Beauty
A Hijacking

BRITISH FILM
A Field in England
Filth
Philomena
Rush
The Selfish Giant

DOCUMENTARY
The Act of Killing
Beware of Mr Baker
Leviathan
Stories We Tell
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

ACTOR
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
Michael Douglas – Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips

ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue Is the Warmest Color
Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
James Gandolfini – Enough Said
Tom Hanks – Saving Mr Banks
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Naomie Harris – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
June Squibb – Nebraska

BRITISH ACTOR
Christian Bale – American Hustle/Out of the Furnace
Steve Coogan – Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa/The Look of Love/ Philomena/What Maisie Knew
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Michael Fassbender – The Counsellor/12 Years a Slave
James McAvoy – Filth/Trance/Welcome to the Punch

BRITISH ACTRESS
Judi Dench – Philomena
Lindsay Duncan – About Time/Last Passenger/Le Week-end
Naomie Harris – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Emma Thompson – Beautiful Creatures/Saving Mr Banks

YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER
Conner Chapman – The Selfish Giant
Saoirse Ronan – Byzantium/The Host/How I Live Now
Eloise Laurence – Broken
George MacKay – Breakfast With Jonny Wilkinson/For Those in Peril /How I Live Now/Sunshine on Leith
Shaun Thomas – The Selfish Giant

DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
Paolo Sorrentino – The Great Beauty
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

SCREENWRITER
Ethan Coen & Joel Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Spike Jonze – Her
Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope – Philomena
John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave
Terence Winter – The Wolf of Wall Street

BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILMMAKER
Jon S Baird – Filth
Scott Graham – Shell
Marcus Markou – Papadopoulos & Sons
Rufus Norris – Broken
Paul Wright – For Those in Peril

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
American Hustle – Judy Becker, production design
Behind the Candelabra – Howard Cummings, production design
Filth – Mark Eckersley, editing
Frances Ha – Sam Levy, cinematography
Gravity – Tim Webber, visual effects
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville, costumes
Inside Llewyn Davis – T Bone Burnett, music
Stoker – Kurt Swanson & Bart Mueller, costumes
12 Years a Slave – Sean Bobbitt, cinematography
Upstream Colour – Johnny Marshall, sound design

DILYS POWELL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM
Gary Oldman

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