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Critics' Choice: 'Gravity' wins big, but '12 Years' is best film

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Critics' Choice Movie Award winners were announced Thursday
  • Oscar nominee Sandra Bullock picked up another honor
  • While accepting her award, Bullock let an F-bomb slip
  • Other winners included "12 Years A Slave," which won best picture

By Breeanna Hare

Perhaps Sandra Bullock was just overwhelmed.

The "Gravity" star had a busy Thursday thanks to her Oscar nod, and by the time she took the stage at that night's Critics' Choice Movie Awards, she let an F-bomb slip during her acceptance speech for best actress in an action movie.

Bullock was trying to get out her "thank you's" when a technical glitch interrupted. "What the f***?" a surprised Bullock said before joking that she's an action star.

The 49-year-old wasn't the only to go off-script that night: Bradley Cooper sneaked in the expletive during the best comedy acceptance speech, calling his co-stars "these f***ing actors."

So the two played it a little loose, but on the other hand, they were probably still riding a high from that morning's celebration. Cooper, too, is nominated for an Oscar this year in the best supporting actor category.

In fact, some of the Critics' Choice picks mirrored Academy nominations for Oscars earlier that day: Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Alfonso Cuaron and "12 Years A Slave's" Lupita Nyong'o were all winners.

Could this be a reflection of what we'll see on Oscars night? "12 Years" director Steve McQueen is probably hoping so. Although it was Cuaron's "Gravity" that won the most awards -- a total of seven, including best director, best score, best sci-fi/horror film and best visual effects -- it was "12 Years" that took home the big prize of the night, best picture.

The film's screenwriter, John Ridley, also won the Critics' Choice award for best adapted screenplay.

Here's the full list of winners. Will any of these affect your Oscar picks? Remember that you can vote for your top choices and share them with our Oscar ballot.

Best picture: "12 Years a Slave"

Best actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Best actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"

Best supporting actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Best supporting actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"

Best young actor/actress: Adele Exarchopoulos, "Blue Is the Warmest Color"

Best acting ensemble: "American Hustle"

Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity"

Best original screenplay: Spike Jonze, "Her"

Best adapted screenplay: John Ridley, "12 Years a Slave"

Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, "Gravity"

Best art direction: Catherine Martin (production designer), Beverley Dunn (set decorator), "The Great Gatsby"

Best editing: Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger, "Gravity"

Best costume design: Catherine Martin, "The Great Gatsby"

Best hair & makeup: "American Hustle"

Best visual effects: "Gravity"

Best animated feature: "Frozen"

Best action movie: "Lone Survivor"

Best actor in an action movie: Mark Wahlberg, "Lone Survivor"

Best actress in an action movie: Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"

Best comedy: "American Hustle"

Best actor in a comedy: Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best actress in a comedy: Amy Adams, "American Hustle"

Best sci-fi/horror movie: "Gravity"

Best foreign language film: "Blue Is the Warmest Color"

Best documentary feature: "20 Feet From Stardom"

Best song: "Let It Go" Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, "Frozen"

Best score: Steven Price, "Gravity"

 

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