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S.F. Critics Name ‘Boyhood’ Best Film of 2014

Boyhood” continued its awards season hot streak on Sunday as the San Francisco Film Critics Circle named it the best film of 2014.

Richard Linklater’s 12-year drama, which recently topped the New York and Los Angeles critics’ awards, took home four trophies in San Francisco, including best director (Linklater) and supporting actress for Patricia Arquette. Sandra Adair won for editing.

Boyhood” was recently nominated for best picture by the Golden Globes as well as best ensemble for the SAG Awards.

The night’s other top winner, “Birdman,” won a total of three S.F. awards including actor for Michael Keaton.

“Still Alice” star Julianne Moore was named best actress.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Best Picture
“Boyhood”

Best Director
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Best Original Screenplay
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñaritu; Nicolas Giacobone; Alexander Dinelaris; Armanso Bo, “Birdman”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Paul Thomas Anderson, “Inherent Vice”

Best Actor
Michael Keaton, “Birdman”

Best Actress
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”

Best Supporting Actor
Edward Norton, “Birdman”

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Best Animated Feature
“The Lego Movie”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Ida”

Best Documentary
“Citizenfour”

Best Cinematography
Ryszard Lenczewski; Lukasz Zal, “Ida”

Best Production Design
Adam Stockhausen, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Film Editing
Sandra Adair, “Boyhood”

Special Citation for underappreciated independent cinema
“The One I Love” Charlie McDowell’s relationship opus cracks open the intricacies of a crumbling union in the most effective way imaginable: by turning it into a mind-bending Twilight Zone episode.

Marlon Riggs Award for courage & innovation in the Bay Area film community
Joel Shepard Longtime Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Film & Video curator Joel Shepard’s idiosyncratic and innovative programming has embraced everything from experimental and exploitation showcases to burgeoning national film cultures, such as the annual New Filipino Cinema festival.

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