“The Social Network” Sweeps Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Jesse Eisenberg, David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin all received awards. They also pushed Christian Bale even further into frontrunner status, naming him Best Supporting Actor of the year. Juliet Lewis is still in the mix, winning Best Supporting Actress of the year for Conviction.

Best Picture

The Social Network

Runner up: Toy Story 3

Best Actor

Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network

Runner Up: Colin Firth for The King’s Speech

Best Actress

Natalie Portman for Black Swan

Runner Up: Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right

Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale for The Fighter

Runner Up: Andrew Garfield for The Social Network

Best Supporting Actress

Juliette Lewis for Conviction

Runner Up: Melissa Leo for The Fighter

Best Director

David Fincher for The Social Network

Runner Up: Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan

Best Screenplay

Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network

Runner Up: Nicole Holofcener for Please Give

Best Cinematography

Roger Deakins for True Grit

Runner Up: Matthew Libatique for Black Swan

Best Documentary


Runner Up: Inside Man

Best Foreign-Language Film


Runner-up: I Am Love.

Best Animated Film

Toy Story 3

Runner Up: The Illusionist

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer)

Andrew Weisblum for Black Swan

Runner Up: Lee Smith for Inception

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy)

Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol

Runner Up: David Michod for Animal Kingdom

Best Ensemble Cast

The Fighter

Runner Up: The Kids Are All Right

Best Use of Music in a Film

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Social Network

Runner Up:  Carter Burwell for True Grit

About Marya E. Gates

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on December 12, 2010, in Precursors and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Great list isn’t it? I liked The Social Network so much. One might think the timeliness of it might help – but then last year that was the reason I thought Up in the Air would win and I was wrong. Glad that The hurt Locker one instead of you know what.

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