12 Years a Slave Led the St. Louis Film Critics nominations with "American Hustle," "Gravity," "Her" and "Nebraska" also nominated.
Best Film 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Gravity Her Nebraska
Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Spike Jonze (Her) Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) David O. Russell (American Hustle)
Best Actor Christian Bale (American Hustle) Bruce Dern (Nebraska) Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station) Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Best Actress Amy Adams (American Hustle) Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) Sandra Bullock (Gravity) Judi Dench (Philomena) Meryl Streep (August: Osage County) Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)
Best Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave) Harrison Ford (42) Will Forte (Nebraska) Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
Best Supporting Actress Scarlett Johannson (Her) Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) Lupita Nyongo (12 Years a Slave) Lea Seydoux (Blue Is the Warmest Colour) June Squibb (Nebraska)
Best Original Screenplay American Hustle Enough Said Her Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks
Best Adapted Screenplay 12 Years a Slave Before Midnight Captain Phillips Philomena Short Term 12 The Spectacular Now
Best Cinematography 12 Years a Slave The Grandmaster The Great Gatsby Gravity Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska
Best Visual Special Effects Gravity The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Iron Man 3 Pacific Rim Star Trek Into Darkness Thor: The Dark World
Best Musical Score 12 Years a Slave Gravity Her The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks
Best Soundtrack American Hustle Despicable Me 2 Frozen The Great Gatsby Inside Llewyn Davis Muscle Shoals
Best Art Direction 12 Years A Slave The Grandmaster The Great Gatsby Her Inside Llewyn Davis
Best Documentary 20 Feet from Stardom The Act of Killing Blackfish Muscle Shoals Stories We Tell
Best Non-English Language Film Blue Is the Warmest Colour A Hijacking The Hunt No Wadjda
Best Comedy Enough Said The Heat Nebraska The Way Way Back The World’s End
Best Animated Feature The Croods Despicable Me 2 Frozen Monsters University The Wind Rises
Best Art-House or Festival Film - For artistic excellence in independent, international or smaller-budget films that played at film festivals, film series or had a limited-release run in St. Louis, playing one to three cinemas.
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints Before Midnight Blue Is the Warmest Colour Frances Ha In a World… Short Term 12
Best Scene - A favorite movie scene or sequence
12 Years a Slave – The hanging scene Captain Phillips – The scene near the end of the film where Tom Hanks is being checked out by military medical personnel and he breaks down. Gravity – he opening tracking shot. Her – Off-screen OS sex scene The Place Beyond the Pines – The opening scene where Ryan Gosling is walking through the carnival.