Moonrise Kingdom Leads St. Louis Film Critics Nominations


Best Film

  • Argo
  • Django Unchained
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director

  • Ben Affleck (Argo)
  • Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom)
  • Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)
  • Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  • Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Best Actor

  • Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
  • Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained)
  • John Hawkes (The Sessions)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
  • Denzel Washington (Flight)

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
  • Helen Mirren (Hitchcock)
  • Aubrey Plaza (Safety Not Guaranteed)
  • Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Alan Arkin (Argo)
  • John Goodman (Argo)
  • Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
  • William H. Macy (The Sessions)
  • Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
  • Bruce Willis (Moonrise Kingdom)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams (The Master)
  • Ann Dowd (Compliance)
  • Sally Field (Lincoln)
  • Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
  • Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
  • Emma Watson (Perks of Being A Wallflower)

Best Original Screenplay

  • The Cabin in the Woods (Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard)
  • Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola)
  • Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh)
  • Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal )

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Argo (Chris Terrio)
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild (Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin)
  • Life of Pi (David Magee)
  • Lincoln (Tony Kushner)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
  • Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)

Best Cinematography

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild (Ben Richardson)
  • Cloud Atlas (Frank Griebe and John Toll)
  • Django Unchained (Robert Richardson)
  • Life of Pi (Claudio Miranda)
  • The Master (Mihai Malaimare Jr.)
  • Skyfall (Roger Deakins)

Best Visual Effects

  • The Avengers
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Life of Pi
  • Prometheus
  • Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Music

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Cloud Atlas
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Django Unchained
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Not Fade Away

Best Foreign-Language Film

  • The Fairy
  • Headhunters
  • Holy Motors
  • The Intouchables
  • The Kid With A Bike

Best Documentary

  • Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry
  • Bully
  • How To Survive A Plague
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • Searching for Sugar Man

Best Animated Film

  • Brave
  • Frankenweenie
  • ParaNorman
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • Wreck-It Ralph

Best Comedy

  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Seven Psychopaths
  • Ted
  • Wreck-It Ralph

Best Art-House or Festival Film (for artistic excellence in art-house cinema, limited to films that played at film festivals or film series or those that had a limited-release here, playing one or two cinemas).

  • Bernie
  • Compliance
  • The Fairy
  • Safety Not Guaranteed
  • Sleepwalk with Me
  • Take This Waltz

Best Scene (favorite movie scene or sequence).

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild – The hurricane (and Wink shooting at it)
  • Django Unchained – The “bag head” bag/mask problems scene
  • Flight – The plane crash
  • Hitchcock – Anthony Hopkins in lobby conducting to music/audience’s reaction during “Psycho” shower scene
  • The Impossible – Opening tsunami scene
  • The Master – The first “processing” questioning scene between Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix

About Marya E. Gates

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on December 14, 2012, in Precursors and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Extremely happy for Moonrise Kingdom’s nominations,I love that film so much!

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