Isaac Named Best Actor by the National Society of Film Critics

Oscar Isaac is officially the (film) critics’ choice…

The 33-year-old Guatemalan and Cuban American actor, a first time Golden Globe nominee, earned Best Actor honors from the National Society of Film Critics during the organization’s 48th annual awards over the weekend.

Inside Llewyn Davis

Isaac won the award for his starring performance in Joel and Ethan Coen’s drama Inside Llewyn Davis.

The film, which was named Best Picture at this weekend’s awards show with 23 votes, centers on Isaac’s character, a young folk singer navigating the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

In all, Inside Llewyn Davis earned four awards.

The society, made up of 56 critics from across the United States, considered any film that opened in the U.S. during 2013.

The list of winners:

Best Film – Inside Llewyn Davis
Best Director – Joel and Ethan Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis)
Best Foreign Language Film – Blue Is the Warmest Color
Best Non-Fiction Film (Tie) –  The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer), At Berkeley (Frederick Wiseman)
Best Screenplay – Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke)
Best Cinematography – Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis)
Best Actor – Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis)
Best Actress – Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Best Supporting Actor – James Franco (Spring Breakers)
Best Supporting Actress – Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
Experimental Film – Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel)

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