'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' top winners at Critics' Choice Awards
LOS ANGELES, CA - Fresh off their Oscar nominations, "Birdman" and "Boyhood" added to their awards-season haul with multiple wins at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
The Broadcast Film Critics Associated presented "Birdman" with a leading seven prizes Thursday, but its top honor, best picture, went to Richard Linklater's coming-of-age story, "Boyhood."
Linklater was also named best director, and stars Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane won acting awards.
"Birdman" was recognized for original screenplay, cinematography, editing, acting ensemble, score, and two trophies for star Michael Keaton.
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" claimed three awards, including best comedy. Overlooked by the Oscars, "The Lego Movie" won best animated feature and "Life Itself" won best documentary.