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North Texas Film Critics declare Gravity best film of 2013

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Sandra Bullock in Gravity
Gravity took home four awards from the North Texas Film Critics Association, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Cinematography. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave
The NTFCA awarded Chiwetel Ejiofor its Best Actor award for 12 Years a Slave. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Jared Leto in Dallas Buyer's Club
Jared Leto won the Best Supporting Actor award from the NTFCA for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. Photo courtesy of Focus Features
Sandra Bullock in Gravity
Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto in Dallas Buyer's Club

As the Golden Globe Awards are set to kick this year's movie awards season into high gear on Sunday, the North Texas Film Critics Association has announced its choices for the best of 2013, with Gravity coming away as the clear winner.

A visually stunning film, Gravity received four of the NTFCA's 10 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón, Best Actress for Sandra Bullock and Best Cinematography for the work of Emmanuel Lubezki.

Other awards included Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave, Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence in American Hustle, Best Supporting Actor for Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club, Best Animated Film for Disney's Frozen, Best Documentary for 20 Feet from Stardom, and Best Foreign Language Film for The Grandmaster and Blue is the Warmest Color (tie).

The NTFCA is a group of Dallas-Fort Worth area film critics, including yours truly, who have given out end-of-year awards to films for five years. Past Best Picture winners have included Up in the Air, InceptionWar Horse and Lincoln.

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