The Artist Still Frontrunner After Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards Nominations

I still think I need to see The Artist again before I decide my final thoughts on it. Really glad to see Drive and Michael Shannon still in the mix. Some interesting nominations in the supporting categories. The winners will be announced tomorrow.

Best Picture
“The Artist”
“The Descendants”
“Win Win”
Best Director
Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”
Nicolas Winding Refn, “Drive”
Martin Scorsese, “Hugo”

Best Actor
George Clooney, “The Descendants”
Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
Michael Fassbender, “Shame”
Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”
Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter”

Best Actress
Viola Davis, “The Help”
Elizabeth Olsen, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”

Best Supporting Actor
Kenneth Branagh, “My Week with Marilyn”
Albert Brooks, “Drive”
John Hawkes, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”
Andy Serkis, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

Best Supporting Actress
Bérénice Bejo, “The Artist”
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Carey Mulligan, “Shame”
Octavia Spencer, “The Help”
Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

Best Acting Ensemble
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2”
“The Help”
“Margin Call”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“The Descendants”
“The Help”
“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”

Best Original Screenplay
“The Artist”
“Midnight in Paris”
“Win Win”

Best Animated Feature
“The Adventures of Tintin”
“Arthur Christmas”
“Puss in Boots”
“Winnie the Pooh”

Best Documentary
“Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey”
“Cave of Forgotten Dreams”
“Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life”
“Project Nim”

Best Foreign Language Film
“13 Assassins”
“Certified Copy”
“I Saw the Devil”
“The Skin I Live In”

Best Art Direction
“The Artist”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2”
“The Tree of Life”
“War Horse”

Best Cinematography
“The Artist”
“The Tree of Life”
“War Horse”

Best Score
“The Artist”
“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
“War Horse”


About Marya E. Gates

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on December 4, 2011, in Nominations, Precursors and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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