National Board of Review crowns 'A Most Violent Year' as best film of 2014

The US-based National Board of Review has crowned J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year,' which is a crime drama about thuggish New Jersey-New York oil cartels, as the Best film of 2014.

ANI| Last Updated: Dec 03, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Washington: The US-based National Board of Review has crowned J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year,' which is a crime drama about thuggish New Jersey-New York oil cartels, as the Best film of 2014.

National Board of Review President Annie Schulhof said in a statement that 'A Most Violent Year' is an exhilarating crime drama with a compelling story, outstanding performances and an elegant cinematic style, adding that J.C. Chandor has given people a new and provocative perspective on the American Dream, the Deadline reported.

Clint Eastwood grabbed the Best Director award for 'American Sniper' and Best Actor title was given to Oscar Isaac for ' A Most Violent Year' who tied with Michael Keaton for 'Birdman.'

Julianne Moore nabbed the Best Actress award for 'Still Alice.'