'Nightcrawler' Sweeps San Diego; Detroit and St. Louis Join the 'Boyhood' Train

Congratulations to San Diego critics for doing something different, even if their overwhelming love for Nightcrawler was a little bit out of control (score- did that movie even have a score?).


Picture: Nightcrawler
Director: Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
Actress: Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night
S. Actor: Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
S. Actress: Rene Russo, Nightcrawler
A. Screenplay: Gone Girl
O. Screenplay: Nightcrawler
Editing: Edge of Tomorrow
Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Score: Nightcrawler
Animated: The Boxtrolls
Foreign Film: Force Majeure
Documentary: Citizenfour
Ensemble: Birdman


Best Film: “Boyhood”
Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“Birdman”)
Best Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”)
Best Actress: Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”)
Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”)
Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”)
Best Original Screenplay: “Birdman” (Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Gone Girl” (Gillian Flynn)
Best Cinematography: “Birdman” (Emmanuel Lubezki)
Best Visual Effects: “Interstellar”
Best Musical Score: “Birdman”
Best Soundtrack: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
Best Art Direction: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Best Animated Film: “The Lego Movie”
Best Art-House or Festival Film “Whiplash”
Best Comedy: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
Best Documentary: “Citizenfour”
Best Non-English Language Film: “Force Majeure”
Best Scene (favorite movie scene or sequence): “X-Men: Days of Future Past” – Quicksilver Escape from the Pentagon

St. Louis splits Boyhood and Birdman in Picture and Director, and they also liked Jake Gyllenhaal for Best Actor- I guess there's a real chance he could maybe sneak into the Oscar race, but who does he knock out? Steve Carell is most vulnerable I guess.


Film: Boyhood
Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Actor: Michael Keaton, Birdman
Actress: Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
S. Actor: JK Simmons, Whiplash
S. Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Ensemble (tie): Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Guardians of the Galaxy
Breakthrough: Damien Chazelle, Whiplash
Screenplay: Boyhood
Documentary: Citizenfour

Nothing new to report here, aside from the Midwest going all in for Rosamund Pike today- that's pretty cool.