The Online Film Critics Society members named 12 Years A Slave best film in the group’s 17th annual OFCS awards.
Slave also produced best actor, supporting actor and supporting actress wins for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o, as well as the best adapted screenplay honour for John Ridley.
Cate Blanchett prevailed in the best actress contest for Blue Jasmine and Alfonso Cuaron was named best director for Gravity, which also earned awards for editing and cinematography and special awards for sound design and visual effects.
Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises won best animated film, while Blue Is the Warmest Color won Best Film Not In The English Language.
Spike Jonze won best original screenplay for Her and Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act Of Killing was hailed as the best documentary of the year.
The group gave a special award to the late critic Roger Ebert.
The OFCS also announced its top 10 films without US distribution: Closed Curtain, Gloria, Like Father, Like Son, Our Sunhi, R100, The Rocket, Stranger By the Lake, We Are the Best!, Le Week-end and Why Don’t You Play In Hell?