Critics’ Choice Awards predictions: Winners in all 22 races

The Critics’ Choice Awards — as decided upon by the the 250 members of the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. — have predicted 12 of the past 18 Best Picture Oscar winners as well as 12 Best Actors, nine Best Actresses, nine Supporting Actors, and 11 Supporting Actresses.

Last year, these kudos presaged the Best Picture win for “Argo” but went only two for four in the acting categories (Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln“; Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”). Their Best Actress pick was Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty“) over eventual Oscar champ Jennifer Lawrence (“Silver Linings Playbook“) while their choice for Supporting Actor was Philip Seymour Hoffman (“The Master“) with eventual Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (“Django Unchained“) not even nominated.

Below, our predictions for Thursday’s winners based upon a combination of the four sets of forecasts at Gold Derby: Experts, Editors,Top 24 Users predicting last year’s winners and All Users. Our forecasted champs are in gold while potential spoilers for nominations are in italics.

Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of that race. (See the breakdown of winners by film here.)

BEST PICTURE
12 Years a Slave
Spoiler: “Gravity

BEST DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity
Spoiler: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”

BEST ACTOR
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave”
Spoiler: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”
Spoiler: Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club
Spoiler: Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle”
Spoiler: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
“American Hustle”
Spoiler: “Her”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
“12 Years a Slave”
Spoiler: “Before Midnight

BEST FILM ENSEMBLE
“American Hustle”
Spoiler: “12 Years a Slave”

BEST COMEDY FILM
“American Hustle”
Spoiler: “Enough Said”

BEST COMEDY ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Spoiler: Christian Bale, “American Hustle”

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Amy Adams, “American Hustle”
Spoiler: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Enough Said”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Frozen
Spoiler: “The Wind Rises

BEST FOREIGN FILM
“Blue is the Warmest Color”
Spoiler: “The Great Beauty”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
“Gravity”
Spoiler: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Great Gatsby
Spoiler: “American Hustle”

BEST EDITING
“Gravity”
Spoiler: “American Hustle”

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIR
“American Hustle”
Spoiler: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
“The Great Gatsby”
Spoiler: “Her”

BEST SCORE
“Gravity”
Spoiler: “12 Years a Slave”

BEST SONG
“Let It Go,” “Frozen”
Spoiler: “Please Mr. Kennedy,” “Inside Llewyn Davis”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
“Gravity”
Spoiler: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

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