Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has been named "Best Animated Film" of this year by the New York Film Critics Circle. The upcoming film beat out other notable contenders including Dr. Suess' The Grinch, Incredibles 2, Teen Titans Go! to the Movies, and Ralph Breaks the Internet.
All of this year's NYFCC award-winners were announced on the organization's Twitter page.
The film began press screenings earlier this month, and opens in North American theaters December 14.