Analysis: A guide to the precursor awards

Boyhood-Ethan-Hawke-Ellar-ColtraneAnalysis: A guide to the precursor awards

Today was a big day for precursors. If anyone was skeptical about “Boyhood,” they probably aren’t anymore.

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Society of Film Critics, and New York Film Critics Online have all announced their awards.

If you were having some trouble keeping up, we’ve compiled the winners of each category, including the previously announced National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle. We also have dates of upcoming awards.

Best Picture
NYFCC – “Boyhood”
NBR – “A Most Violent Year”
LAFCA – “Boyhood”
BSFC – “Boyhood”
NYFCO – “Boyhood”

Best Director
NYFCC – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
NBR – Clint Eastwood, “American Sniper”
LAFCA – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
BSFC – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
NYFCO – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Lead Actor
NYFCC – Timothy Spall, “Mr. Turner”
NBR – Oscar Isaac, “A Most Violent Year”
LAFCA – Tom Hardy, “Locke”
BSFC – Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
NYFCO – Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Lead Actress
NYFCC – Marion Cotillard, “Two Days One Night,” “The Immigrant”
NBR – Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
LAFCA – Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
BSFC – Marion Cotillard, “Two Days One Night,” “The Immigrant”
NYFCO – Marion Cotillard, “Two Days One Night”

Supporting Actor
NYFCC – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
NBR – Edward Norton, “Birdman”
LAFCA – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
BSFC – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
NYFCO – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Supporting Actress
NYFCC – Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
NBR – Jessica Chastain, “A Most Violent Year”
LAFCA – Agata Kulesza, “Ida”
BSFC – Emma Stone, “Birdman”
NYFCO – Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Adapted Screenplay
NBR – “Inherent Vice”

Original Screenplay
NBR – “The LEGO Movie”

NYFCC – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
LAFCA – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
BSFC – “Birdman” and “Boyhood”
NYFCO – “Birdman”

NYFCC – “The Immigrant”
LAFCA – “Birdman”
BSFC – “Birdman”
NYFCO – “Birdman”

LAFCA – “Boyhood”
BSFC – “Boyhood”

LAFCA – “Inherent Vice” and “Under the Skin”

Animated Film
NYFCC – “The LEGO Movie”
NBR – “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
LAFCA – “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”
BSFC – “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”
NYFCO – “The LEGO Movie”

Non-Fiction/Documentary Film
NYFCC – “Citizenfour”
NBR – “Life Itself”
LAFCA – “Citizenfour”
BSFC – “Citizenfour”
NYFCO – “Life Itself”

Foreign Film
NYFCC – “Ida”
NBR – “Wild Tales”
LAFCA – “Ida”
BSFC – “Two Days One Night”
NYFCO – “Two Days One Night”

Ensemble Cast
NBR – “Fury”
BSFC – “Boyhood”
NYFCO – “Birdman”

Upcoming Precursors

12/10 – SAG Nominations
12/11 – Golden Globe Nominations
12/15 – BFCA Nominations

01/02 – ACE Nominations
01/03 – NSFC Winners
01/05 – ADG Nominations
01/05 – PGA Nominations
01/07 – WGA Nominations
01/07 – ASC Nominations
01/09 – BAFTA Nominations
01/11 – Golden Globe Winners
01/13 – DGA Nominations
01/15 – BFCA Winners
01/15 – Oscar Nominations
01/24 – PGA Winner
01/25 – SAG Winners
01/30 – ACE Winners
01/31 – ADG Winners

02/07 – DGA Winner
02/08 – BAFTA Winners
02/14 – WGA Winners
02/14 – CAS Winners
02/15 – ASC Winner
02/22 – Oscar Winners


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