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Boston Society of Film Critics Name “Zero Dark Thirty” Best Picture, Bigelow Best Director


  • Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty (tied for 2nd: Moonrise Kingdom and Amour)
  • Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty (2nd: Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master)
  • Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (2nd: Denis Lavant, Holy Motors)
  • Best Actress: Emmanuelle Riva , Amour (2nd: Deanie Yip, A Simple Life)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Sally Field, Lincoln (2nd: Emma Watson, Perks of Being a Wallflower)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Ezra Miller, Perks of Being a Wallflower (2nd: Christof Waltz, Django Unchained)
  • Best Screenplay: Tony Kushner, Lincoln (2nd: Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom)
  • Best Cinematography: Mihai Malaimare Jr, The Master (tied for 2nd: Moonrise Kingdon, Life of Pi)
  • Best Editing: William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor, Zero Dark Thirty (2nd: Argo)
  • Best Use of Music: Moonrise Kingdom (2nd: Django Unchained)
  • Best New Filmmaker: David France, How to Survive a Plague (2nd: Benh Zeitlin for Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  • Best Documentary: How to Survive a Plague (2nd: Queen of Versailles)
  • Best Animated: Frankenweenie (2nd: ParaNorman)
  • Best Foreign Language Film: Amour (2nd: Holy Motors)

Boston Society of Film Critics Names “The Artist” Best Picture


Best Picture  – “The Artist”

Best Actor –  Brad Pitt for “Moneyball”

Best Actress – Michelle Williams for “My Week with Marilyn”

Best Supporting Actor –  Albert Brooks for “Drive”

Best Supporting Actress –  Melissa McCarthy for “Bridesmaids”

Best Director – Martin Scorses for “Hugo”

Best Screenplay – Moneyball

Best Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki for “The Tree of Life”

Best Documentary – “Project Nim”

Best Foreign-Language Film – “Incendies”

Best Animated Film –  Rango

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer) – Christian Marclay for “The Clock”

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy) –  Sean Durkin for “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

Best Ensemble Cast –  Carnage

Best Use of Music in a Film  –  Tie: “Drive” and “The Artist”