HER NAMED 2013 BEST FILM OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW *** 2013 Gala to be held on
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 hosted by Lara Spencer?
New York, NY ??(December 4, 2013)???The National Board of Review has named?HER?the 2013 Best Film of the Year.
Below is a full list of the awards given by the National Board of Review:
Best Director:?Spike Jonze,?HER
Best Actor:?Bruce Dern,?NEBRASKA
Best Actress:?Emma Thompson,?SAVING MR. BANKS
Best Supporting Actor:?Will Forte,?NEBRASKA
Best Supporting Actress:?Octavia Spencer,?FRUITVALE STATION
Best Original Screenplay:?Joel and Ethan Coen,?INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS
Best Adapted Screenplay:?Terence Winter,?THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Best Animated Feature:?THE WIND RISES
Breakthrough Performance:?Michael B. Jordan,?FRUITVALE STATION Breakthrough Performance:?Ad?le Exarchopoulos,?BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
Best Directorial Debut:?Ryan Coogler,?FRUITVALE STATION
Best Foreign Language Film:??THE PAST
Best Documentary:?STORIES WE TELL
William K.?Everson Film History Award:?George Stevens, Jr.
Spotlight Award:?Career Collaboration of Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio
NBR Freedom of Expression Award:?WADJDA
Creative Innovation in Filmmaking Award:?GRAVITY
(in alphabetical order) 12 YEARS A SLAVE FRUITVALE STATION GRAVITY INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS LONE SURVIVOR NEBRASKA PRISONERS SAVING MR. BANKS THE SECRET LIFE OF MITTY THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Top 5 Foreign Language Films
(In Alphabetical Order) BEYOND THE HILLS GLORIA THE GRANDMASTER A HIJACKING THE HUNT
Top 5 Documentaries
(In Alphabetical Order) 20 FEET FROM STARDOM THE ACT OF KILLING AFTER TILLER CASTING BY THE SQUARE
Top 10 Independent Films
(In Alphabetical Order)
AIN?T THEM BODIES SAINTS DALLAS BUYERS CLUB IN A WORLD . . . MOTHER OF GEORGE MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING MUD THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES SHORT TERM 12 SIGHTSEERS THE SPECTACULAR NOW
?Spike Jonze is one of the most talented and visionary filmmakers working today,? said Annie Schulhof, NBR President. ?In?HER, he explores the age-old themes of love and human connection in a completely fresh and innovative way. It is an outstanding achievement that is sure to become a new classic.?
A select group of knowledgeable film enthusiasts and professionals, academics, young filmmakers and students, the National Board of Review viewed over 250 films this year including studio, independent, foreign-language, animated and documentary selections. ?These screenings were frequently followed by in-depth discussions with filmmakers, directors, actors, producers, and screenwriters. Voting ballots were tabulated by the accounting firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.
The National Board of Review honors diverse members of the film community at their annual Awards Gala, which also acts as a fundraiser for student grant philanthropy.? Hosted by Lara Spencer, this year?s gala will take place on January 7, 2014 at Cipriani 42nd?Street in New York City.