2013 Alliance of Women Film Journalists winners
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists has crowned "12 Years a Slave" the years Best Film and given Ridley Scott's "The Counselor" a shellacking. The latter film "won" three awards: the AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award, the Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent award (Cameron Diaz) and the Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t Award. Well, then. Check out the nominees here and the full list of winners below. As always, keep track of it all via The Circuit.
Best Film: "12 Years a Slave"
Best Director: Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Best Adapted Screenplay: "12 Years a Slave"
Best Original Screenplay: "Her"
Best Cinematography: "Gravity"
Best Editing: "Gravity"
Best Film Music Or Score: "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Best Non-English-Language Film: "The Hunt"
Best Documentary: "Stories We Tell"
Best Ensemble Cast: "American Hustle"
EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
Best Woman Director: Nicole Holofcener, "Enough Said"
Best Woman Screenwriter: Nicole Holofcener, "Enough Said"
Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star: Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Best Animated Female: Anna (Kristen Bell), "Frozen"
Best Breakthrough Performance: Lupita Nyong’o, "12 Years A Slave"
Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
AWFJ Award Female Icon Award
For continued commitments to humanitarian causes, and for promoting awareness about breast cancer.
This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry
For challenging the limitations placed on women within her culture by making the film "Wadjda."
EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS
AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award: "The Counselor"
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent: Cameron Diaz, "The Counselor"
Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t Award: "The Counselor"
Unforgettable Moment Award: "12 Years a Slave" – Solomon hanging
Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction Award: Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin Phoenix, "Her"
Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award: (tie) "Carrie" and "Oz the Great and Powerful"
Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award: "Last Vegas" – Michael Douglas and Bre Blair (36 years)
2008 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: Animated series continues the story of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker as they battle the Emperor Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous, but also takes time to explore other smaller characters in the Star Wars universe.Director: George Lucas (creator)
Cast: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter
1997 | Crime | RSummary: Quentin Tarantino adaptats an Elmore Leonard novel into this story of a few increasingly desperate people scraping to get by.Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster
1993 | Sports | PGSummary: Emotionally powerful sports classic featuring Sean Astin as a skinny high school kid with big football dreams and the determination to make his way towards his dream team at Notre Dame.Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
2013 | Thriller | RSummary: Based on the true story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) a Miami bodybuilder who wants to live the American dream. He would like to have the money that other people have. So he enlists the help of fellow bodybuilder Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and ex-convict, Christian bodybuilder Paul Doyle (D...Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub
1996 | Crime | RSummary: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start ...Director: Joel Coen
Cast: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare
2013 | Drama | RSummary: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have boundless energy in the story of a real-life commodities crook who earned millions through scummy small-time stock trades.Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
1995 | Mystery | NRSummary: Denzel Washington plays an out of work WWII vet who takes the wrong job and is soon neck-deep in a mess of politics, murder, and jazz in '40s Los Angeles.Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals
2007 | Comedy | PGSummary: Newlyweds Nick (Ice Cube) and Suzanne (Long) decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor (McGinley) with a bizarre approach to business.Director: Steve Carr
Cast: John C. McGinley, Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen
2013 | Comedy | NRSummary: Insanely funny comedy show created by Amy Schumer, who stars in brilliantly funny sketches about sex, city living, dating, and friendship.Director: Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer (creators)
Cast: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston
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