The New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) made their selections this afternoon for their year-end film awards.
Their top prize-winner was Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist. It won Best Picture, Director, and Film Music or Score. It was also the top prize-winner with the New York Film Critics Circle two weeks ago.
Michael Shannon was the winner for Best Actor (Take Shelter) while the Best Actress was Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady. Supporting acting awards went to Albert Brooks (Drive) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids). Jessica Chastain was named the Breakthrough Performer for her many standout roles this year.
The Best Foreign Language Film was Asghar Farhadi's A Separation from Iran. The Best Documentary was Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin was named Best Animated Film.
Complete list of winners for the 2011 New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) Awards
Michael Shannon, Take Shelter
Runners-up: Michael Fassbender, Shame: and Gary Oldman, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Runner-up: Viola Davis, The Help
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks, Drive
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Jessica Chastain, Coriolanus, The Debt, The Help, Take Shelter, Texas Killing Fields, The Tree of Life
Joe Cornish, Attack The Block
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
The Adventures of Tintin
The Tree of Life
Film Music or Score
TOP PICTURES OF 2011 (alphabetical)
The Artist (The Weinstein Co.)
The Descendants (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Drive (Film District)
The Help (Walt Disney Pictures)
Hugo (Paramount Pictures)
Melancholia (Magnolia Pictures)
Midnight in Paris (Sony Pictures Classics)
Take Shelter (Sony Pictures Classics)
The Tree of Life (Fox Searchlight Pictures)War Horse (Dreamworks Pictures)