Lupita recieves standing ovation at ‘Critics’ Choice award’ led by Oprah

 

 

’12 Years a Slave’ actress Lupita Nyong’o received a standing ovation when she took home the gong for Best Supporting Actress and admitted she was a “little terrified”, adding: “I’m so honoured to be here and I just want to thank the BFCA [Broadcast Film Critics Association] for this incredible honour.”

 

She said: “I’d like to dedicate this to my uncle who came to see me in every play and said, ‘You’re good. But let’s see what Hollywood thinks of you’. He didn’t live to see this day but I’m sure he’s proud of me.’

 

’12 Years A Slave’ also won the biggest prize of the night for Best Picture, while the Best Actor award went to Matthew McConaughey for portraying an AIDS victim in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.

 

Cate Blanchett was among the big winners at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Thursday night and picked up the Best Actress prize.

 

The ‘Blue Jasmine’ star, who is still in shock after her Golden Globe win and Oscar nomination for her role in the film, was among the stars to take home awards at the ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.

 

She said of her win: “This is so great. What a great day. I just want to thank first and foremost Woody Allen. I am just the lucky girl that he happened to call for this.”

 

He said: “Yeah! Alright, alright, alright! Thank you, this is fun”, before paying tribute to his character by saying: “Thank you Ron Woodroof, for living a life that was damn well worth putting on the big screen.”

 

His co-star Jared Leto picked up Best Supporting Actor, echoing the night at the Golden Globes.

 

Leto said: “I’d like to dedicate this incredible honour to all the people around the world who are living with HIV, all the people that have lost their lives to this horrific disease.

 

“To them I thank you, it’s incredible to receive this honour.’

 

He added: ‘Matthew most of all, I’ve got to do it baby. Alright, alright, alright, alright! I love you, thank you for bringing me out of retirement and giving me a chance.”

 

BEST PICTURE

 

12 Years a Slave

 

BEST ACTOR

 

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

 

BEST ACTRESS

 

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

 

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

 

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

 

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

 

Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue Is the Warmest Color

 

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

 

American Hustle

 

BEST DIRECTOR

 

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

 

Spike Jonze – Her

 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

 

John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

 

Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

 

Catherine Martin (Production Designer), Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator) – The Great Gatsby

 

BEST EDITING

 

Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger – Gravity

 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

 

Catherine Martin – The Great Gatsby

 

BEST MAKEUP

 

American Hustle

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

 

Gravity

 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

 

Frozen

 

BEST ACTION MOVIE

 

Lone Survivor

 

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE

 

Mark Wahlberg – Lone Survivor

 

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE

 

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

 

BEST COMEDY

 

American Hustle

 

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY

 

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street

 

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

 

Amy Adams – American Hustle

 

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE

 

Gravity

 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

 

Blue Is the Warmest Color

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

 

20 Feet from Stardom

 

BEST SONG

 

Let It Go – Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez – Frozen

 

BEST SCORE

 

Steven Price – Gravity

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