Ellar Coltrane ages from 6 to 18 in "Boyhood."

“Boyhood” topped the Iowa Film Critics Association choices in 2014, winning three awards including Best Picture.

Announced Tuesday, the winners were selected by critics who review films in and around the state.

In addition to Best Picture, “Boyhood” won Best Director (Richard Linklater) and Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette).

Michael Keaton was named Best Actor for “Birdman”; Reese Witherspoon won Best Actress for “Wild” and J.K. Simmons won Best Supporting Actor for “Whiplash.”

“The Lego Movie” won Best Animated Film and Best Song (“Everything is Awesome”).

“Citizenfour” won Best Documentary and “Birdman” won Best Score.

“American Sniper” and “A Most Violent Year” tied for Best Movie Yet to Open in Iowa.

The runners-up:

Best Film: “Birdman” and “The Imitation Game”

Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” and David Fincher, “Gone Girl”

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Best Actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” and Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”

Best Actress: Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything” and Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

Best Supporting Actor: Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood” and Edward Norton, “Birdman”

Best Supporting Actress: Emma Stone, “Birdman” and Tilda Swinton, “Snowpiercer”/”Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Only Lovers Left Alive”

Best Animated Film: “Big Hero 6” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Best Documentary: “Life Itself” and “Last Days in Vietnam”

Best Song: “Glory” from “Selma” and “Lost Stars” from “Being Again”

Best Score: “The Imitation Game” and “The Theory of Everything”

In Friday's Journal, I'll share my Top 10 Movies lists for 2014. I bet you'll guess what's No. 1.

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