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‘Frozen’ Wins Critics’ Choice Award for Best Animated Feature

Disney's animated fairytale adaptation Frozen is given the award for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Let It Go,” at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.

The Critics' Choice Movie Awards were handed out last week, on January 17, and Disney's animated fairytale adaptation Frozen nabbed the honors for Best Animated Feature.

Also taking home the award for Best Original Song for Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez's “Let It Go,” Frozen beat out DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods, Universal’s Despicable Me 2, Pixar’s Monsters University and Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.

Frozen’s accolades continue to snowball, following up last weekend's Golden Globe win for Best Animated Feature Film, and the Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song.

Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity also pulled in the honors, winning Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects.

The full list of winners is shown below:


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 Cuarón, 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 Cuarón 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

The Critics' Choice Movie Awards are bestowed annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) to honor the finest in cinematic achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 280 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today's filmgoing public. Eligible films were released in 2013. The accounting firm of CMM, LLP tallied the written ballots. The 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards are produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment.

Since its inception in 1995, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards has been a star-studded bellwether event of the movie awards season. Historically, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards have been the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations.

Source: Broadcast Film Critics Association

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.