Sunday, December 9, 2012

2012 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards – winners

The Boston Society of Film Critics handed out their awards today for their picks for the best of cinema in the year 2012.

As with previous critics' awards, the main winner was Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, which won for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. The film is a telling of the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln picked up three wins. Daniel Day Lewis claimed Best Actor and Sally Field won Best Supporting Actress, while Tony Kushner won Best Screenplay.

There were two double-winners. Michael Haneke's Amour won Best Foreign-Language Film and Best Actress (Emmanuelle Riva).

David France won two awards for How to Survive a Plague, taking Best Documentary and Best New Filmmaker.

Complete list of winners for the 2012 Boston Society of Film Critics Award

Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor
Daniel Day Lewis for Lincoln

Best Actress
Emmanuelle Riva for Amour

Best Supporting Actor
Ezra Miller for Perks of Being a Wallflower

Best Supporting Actress
Sally Field for Lincoln

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty

Best Screenplay
Tony Kushner for Lincoln

Best Cinematography
Mihai Malaimare Jr for The Master

Best Documentary
How to Survive a Plague

Best Foreign-Language Film

Best Animated Film

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer)
William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor for Zero Dark Thirty

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy)
David France for How to Survive a Plague

Best Ensemble Cast
Seven Psychopaths

Best Use of Music in a Film
Moonrise Kingdom

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