Oscar Season: San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

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San Diego steps outside the box, giving most of their wins to “Nightcrawler” and those involved with it, including director and writer Dan Gilroy, lead actor Jake Gyllenhaal, supporting actress Rene Russo, and cinematography Rovert Elswit. Although most of these will not carry over to the Oscars, Jake Gyllenhaal may be edging his way more and more to a nomination. Mark Ruffalo gets his first Best Supporting Actor win for “Foxcatcher” while the support for Marion Cotillard continues. First win for “The Boxtrolls” in Best Animated Feature while “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has all but taken the Best Production Design award come the Oscars.

Here is the official list for the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards:

BEST PICTURE: “Nightcrawler”
BEST DIRECTOR: Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST ACTOR: Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST ACTRESS: Marion Cotillard (“Two Days, One Night”)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Rene Russo (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Dan Gilroy (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Gillian Flynn (“Gone Girl”)
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Robert Elswit (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST EDITING: James Herbert and Laura Jennings (“Edge of Tomorrow”)
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: Anna Pinnock and Adam Stockhausen (“The Grand Budapest Hotel”)
BEST SCORE: James Newton Howard (“Nightcrawler”)
BEST ENSEMBLE: “Birdman”
BEST ANIMATED FILM: “The Boxtrolls”
BEST DOCUMENTARY: “CitizenFour”
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: “Force Majeure”
BODY OF WORK: Willem Dafoe (“The Fault in Our Stars” / “The Grand Budapest Hotel” / “John Wick” / “A Most Wanted Man” / “Nymphomaniac Vol. II”)

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