Sunday, December 9, 2012

New York Film Critics Online 2012 awards – winners

Today, the New York Film Critics Online announced the winners for their 2012 NYFCO Awards.

Yet again, Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow proved to be the favourite of the critics' group. Her dramatization of the hunt for Osama bin Laden won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay.

Steven Spielberg's historical drama Lincoln won two acting awards. Daniel Day-Lewis was named Best Actor while his castmate Tommy Lee Jones won Best Supporting Actor. This time, however, Sally Field missed on Best Supporting Actress in favour of Anne Hathaway in Les Misérables.

Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild and Michael Haneke's Amour also picked up two wins each. Amour was named Best Foreign Film and star Emmanuelle Riva won Best Actress. Beasts of the Southern Wild picked up wins for Debut Director and Breakthrough Performance (Quvenzhané Wallis).

Complete list of winners for the 2012 New York Film Critics Online Awards

Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Documentary
The Central Park Five

Foreign Language

Chico and Rita

Best Ensemble Cast

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Best Actress
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Best Supporting Actor
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables

Breakthrough Performance
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Debut Director
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Cinematography
Life of Pi

Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Use of Music
Django Unchained

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