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‘Slave,’ ‘Hustle’ dominate Critic’s Choice nods

LOS ANGELES – Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.’s 19th Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations on Monday morning.

Both films, which also tied for the most Golden Globe nods last week, received 13 Critics’ Choice nominations each, including best film, director and for lead and supporting performances.

“Gravity” followed with 10 nominations, including best picture and lead actress for Sandra Bullock, who also was nominated for actress in an action movie, and director for Alfonso Cuaron.

Vying with these films in the best picture category are “Captain Phillips”; “Dallas Buyers Club”; “Her”; “Inside Llewyn Davis”; “Nebraska”; “Saving Mr. Banks”; and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Best actor nominations went to Christian Bale for “American Hustle”; Bruce Dern for “Nebraska”; Chiwetel Ejiofor for “12 Years a Slave”; Tom Hanks for “Captain Phillips”; Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club”; and Robert Redford for “All is Lost.”

Besides Bullock, lead actress nominations went to Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine”; Judi Dench for “Philomena”; Brie Larson for “Short Term 12”; Meryl Streep for “August: Osage County”; and Emma Thompson for “Saving Mr Banks.”

Competing in the supporting actor category are Barkhad Abdi for “Captain Phillips”; Daniel Bruhl for “Rush”; Bradley Cooper for “American Hustle”; Michael Fassbender for “12 Years a Slave”; the late James Gandolfini for “Enough Said”; and Jared Leto for “Dallas Buyers Club.”

Vying for supporting actress are Scarlett Johansson for her voice-only performance in “Her”; Jennifer Lawrence for “American Hustle”; Lupita Nyong’o for “12 Years a Slave”; Julia Roberts for “August: Osage County”; June Squibb for “Nebraska”; and Oprah Winfrey for “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

Rounding out the director category are Paul Greengrass for “Captain Phillips”; Spike Jonze for “Her”; and Martin Scorsese for “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Nominations for animated film went to “The Croods”; “Despicable Me 2”; “Frozen”; “Monsters University” and “The Wind Rises.” Foreign language film nominations went to “Blue Is the Warmest Color”; “The Great Beauty”; “The Hunt”; “The Past” and “Wadjda.”

Competing for best action movie are “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”; “Iron Man 3”; “Lone Survivor”; “Rush”; and “Star Trek Into Darkness.” Vying in the comedy category are “American Hustle”; “Enough Said”; “The Heat”; “This Is the End”; “The Way Way Back” and “The World’s End.”

In the best actor in a comedy category, nominations went to Christian Bale for “American Hustle”; Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Wolf of Wall Street”; the late James Gandolfini for “Enough Said”; Simon Pegg for “The World’s End”; and Sam Rockwell for “The Way Way Back.” Best actress in a comedy nominations went to Amy Adams for “American Hustle”’; Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy for “The Heat”; Greta Gerwig for “Frances Ha”; and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for “Enough Said.”

Vying for best young actor/actress are Asa Butterfield for “Enders Game”; Adele Exarchopoulos for “Blue Is the Warmest Color”; Liam James for “The Way Way Back”; Sophie Nelisse for “The Book Thief”; and Tye Sheridan for “Mud.”

Nominations in the best acting ensemble went to “American Hustle”; “August: Osage County”; “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”; “Nebraska”; “12 Years a Slave”; and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”’

The winners will be announced Jan. 16 – the same day the Academy Award nominations are announced-at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The show will be telecast on the CW.

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