The 20th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards gala is presented by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. "Birdman" leads all films with 13 nominations. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Boyhood” are also top contenders with 11 and 8 nominations respectively. Kevin Costner, Ron Howard and Jessica Chastain will each receive special awards during this ceremony. This year the Critics Choice Awards is being broadcast live on A&E from the Iconic Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California.
The 19th annual awards gala, presented by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" lead all films with 13 nominations apiece.