Critics Choice Awards predictions: ’12 Years a Slave’ will tie record with 13 nominations

At Monday’s announcement of the Critics’ Choice Award nominations, we predict “12 Years a Slave” will be the top nominee with 13. That will tie the record set last year by “Lincoln.” Among the period dramas expected nominations are Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, and acting bids for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o.

American Hustle” will be close behind with 12 nominations, including Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, and its own trio of acting nominations, for Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence.

Below, a breakdown by picture of the nominations. (Be sure to check out the breakdown by category here.)

12 Years a Slave
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Best Supporting Actor, Michael Fassbender
Best Supporting Actress, Lupita Nyong’o
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Ensembe
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Editing
Best Makeup and Hair
Best Production Design
Best Score

American Hustle
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actress, Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actor, Bradley Cooper
Best Supporting Actress, Jennifer Lawrence
Best Original Screenplay
Best Ensemble
Best Comedy Film
Best Costume Design
Best Editing
Best Makeup and Hair
Best Production Design

Captain Phillips
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor, Tom Hanks
Bes Supporting Actor, Barkhad Abdi
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Score

Gravity
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actress, Sandra Bullock
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Besdt Production Design
Best Score
Best Visual Effects

August: Osage County
Best Actress, Meryl Streep
Best Supporting Actress, Julia Roberts
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Ensemble
Best Comedy Film
Best Comedy Actress, Julia Roberts
Best Comedy Actress, Meryl Streep

Inside Llewyn Davis
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Original Screenplay
Best Comedy Film
Best Comedy Actor, Oscar Isaac
Best Cinematography

Nebraska
Best Picture
Best Actor, Bruce Dern
Best Supporting Actress, June Squibb
Best Original Screenplay
Best Comedy Film
Best Comedy Actor, Bruce Dern

The Wolf of Wall Street
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor, Leonardo DiCaprio
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Ensemble
Best Editing

Saving Mr. Banks
Best Picture
Best Actress, Emma Thompson
Best Supporting Actor, Tom Hanks
Best Costume Design
Best Score

Blue Jasmine
Best Picture
Best Actress, Cate Blanchett
Best Original Screenplay
Best Ensemble

The Butler
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress, Oprah Winfrey
Best Ensemble

Her
Best Original Screenplay
Best Comedy Film
Best Comedy Actor, Joaquin Phoenix

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Best Makeup and Hair
Best Production Design
Best Visual Effects

All is Lost
Best Actor, Robert Redford
Best Cinematography

Before Midnight
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Comedy Actress, Julie Delpy

Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actor, Matthew McConaughey
Best Supporting Actor, Jared Leto

Enough Said
Best Comedy Actor, James Gandolfini
Best Comedy Actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The Great Gatsby
Best Costume Design
Best Production Design

Oz the Great and Powerful
Best Costume Design
Best Visual Effects

The Book Thief
Best Score

The Croods
Best Animated Feature

Despicable Me 2
Best Animated Feature

Elysium
Best Visual Effects

Ernest and Celestine
Best Animated Feature

Frances Ha
Best Comedy Actress, Greta Gerwig

Frozen
Best Animated Feature

Fruitvale Station
Best Supporting Actress, Octavia Spencer

Monsters University
Best Animated Feature

Pacific Rim
Best Visual Effects

Philomena
Best Actress, Judi Dench

Rush
Best Supporting Actor, Daniel Bruhl

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Best Comedy Actor, Ben Stiller

The Wind Rises
Best Animated Feature

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