And The 2015 Critics' Choice Award Winners Are...

Actors Justin Theroux (L) and Jennifer Aniston arrive for the 20th Annual Critics Choice Awards, January 15, 2015, at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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And the awards shows just keep on trucking on. The 2015 Oscar Nominations may have just been announced Thursday morning, but that doesn't mean the rest of the televised awards are slowing down. The Critics' Choice Movie Awards aired on A&E on Thursday night, the same awards show that give movies from all genres a chance to get some well-deserved recognition but can't get the same love as other awards telecast. Unfortunately this is thanks to it not having as much prestige as the Oscars nor does it have the same level of drunken revelry as the Golden Globes. Then again the Globes has also gotten an bump of love and awesomeness thanks to it being hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler the last few years but I digress. 

But the one thing I do always love about the Critics' Choice Movie Awards is the lack of restrictions on the speeches from the winners just like at the Globes, anyone remember George Clooney's speech in 2006 where he basically hit on Julia Roberts? Good times. Anyway, the 2015 list of nominees for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards was the definitely most comprehensive and for that I applaud it. Here are this year's lucky winners, updated as the show progresses. 

Best Picture
Boyhood

Best Director
Richard Linklater – Boyhood

Best Actress
Julianne Moore – Still Alice

Best Actor
Michael Keaton – Birdman

Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood

Best Acting Ensemble
Birdman

Best Original Screenplay
Birdman – Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Armando Bo

Best Adapted Screenplay
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

Best Young Actor/Actress
Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood

Best Actors In An Action Movie
Bradley Cooper – American Sniper

Best Actress In An Action Movie
Emily Blunt – Edge of Tomorrow

Best Action Movie
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Score
Antonio Sanchez – Birdman

Best Animated Feature
The Lego Movie

Best Song
Glory – Common/John Legend – Selma

Best Score
Antonio Sanchez – Birdman

Best Actor In A Comedy
Michael Keaton – Birdman

Best Actress In A Comedy
Jenny Slate – Obvious Child

Best Comedy
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Cinematography
Birdman – Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Art Direction 
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Adam Stockhausen/Production Designer, Anna Pinnock/Set Decorator

Best Editing
Birdman – Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione

Best Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Milena Canonero

Best Hair & Makeup
Guardians of the Galaxy

Best Visual Effects
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
Interstellar

Best Foreign Language Film
Force Majeure

Best Documentary Feature
Life Itself

Louis XIII Genius Award
Ron Howard

Lifetime Achievement Award
Kevin Costner

Critics’ Choice MVP Award
Jessica Chastain

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