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Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2014: Gravity wins record seven prizes

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Gravity won a record seven prizes at the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday.

The awards are a likely indicator of Oscar success and have predicted many of the winners in recent years.

Gravity was named best sci-fi film, while Alfonso Cuaron won best director and Sandra Bullock took best actress in an action movie.

However, 12 Years a Slave collected the coveted best picture prize.

Determined by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the best picture winner has gone on to win the best picture Oscar in six of the past seven years.

The ceremony saw Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett win the top acting awards for their performances in Dallas Buyers Club and Blue Jasmine.

Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett also both won Golden Globes for their roles at the weekend.

Jared Leto dedicated his award to all the people around the world who are living with HIV

Jared Leto dedicated his award to all the people around the world who are living with HIV

The actor thanked the late Ron Woodroof, whom he portrayed on screen, saying he had “a life that was damned well worth putting to the big screen”.

12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong’o was named best supporting actress, while Matthew McConaughey’s co-star Jared Leto picked up best supporting actor.

Jared Leto dedicated his award to “all the people around the world who are living with HIV [and] all the people who have lost their lives to this horrific disease”.


American Hustle – which received 10 Oscar nominations – collected four awards in total, including best comedy film, acting ensemble, hair and make-up and best actress in a comedy for Amy Adams.

Leonardo DiCaprio followed up his Golden Globe win another best actor in a comedy prize for The Wolf of Wall Street.

Mark Wahlberg picked up best actor in an action film for war film Lone Survivor, which also collected best action film.

French film Blue is the Warmest Colour, which was snubbed by the Oscars, won the best foreign language film award, with its star Adele Exarchopoulos named best young actress.

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