‘Boyhood’ Named Best Picture by N.Y. Online and Boston Critics

IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director.

Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film.

With the N.Y. online group, Fox Searchlight’s “Birdman” was a multiple winner: Aside from cinematography, it won for screenplay (Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro González Iñárritu) and ensemble cast.

Other winners from the N.Y. online group: Eddie Redmayne, actor, “The Theory of Everything”; Marion Cotillard, actress, “Two Days, One Night”; Patricia Arquette, supporting actress, “Boyhood”; “Life Itself,” documentary; and “The Lego Movie,” animated feature.

Other Boston winners: animated film, “The tale of Princess Kaguya”; screenplay, a tie between “Birdman” and “Boyhood”; actor, Michael Keaton, “Birdman”; actress, Marion Cotillard (“Two Days” and “The Immigrant”);  Emma Stone, supporting actress, “Birdman”; Sandra Adair, editing, “Boyhood”; “CitizenFour,” docu.

More Film

  • Cher and Meryl Streep'Mamma Mia! Here

    How the Cast of 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Geeked Out Around Cher

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • 'BuyBust' Review

    Film Review: ‘BuyBust’

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • John Malone

    John Malone, Scott Paterson Retiring From Lionsgate Board

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • Moviepass

    MoviePass Parent's Stock Plunges Again to Record Low

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • Timothee Chalamet

    Timothee Chalamet in Talks to Star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • Taraji P Henson Sam Rockwell

    Taraji P. Henson-Sam Rockwell Drama 'Best of Enemies' Bought by STX

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

  • Harrison Ford plane incident

    Harrison Ford Eyes 'Call of the Wild' (EXCLUSIVE)

    IFC Films’ “Boyhood” was tapped best picture Sunday by two groups of voters, New York Film Critics Online and Boston Society of Film Critics. The two also anointed Richard Linklater as best director. Both groups also named J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) supporting actor; Emmanuel Lubezki (“Birdman”), cinematographer; Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”), new filmmaker; and “Two Days, One Night,” foreign-language film. With the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content