“The Artist” having big Sunday, wins New York Film Critics Online – AWARDS ALLEY
By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: While the L.A. crix were busy announcing their year-end selections, the New York Film Critics Online were gathered on the opposite coast handing out its annual awards. They mirrored the Boston Film Critics, going with “The Artist.”
Director Michel Hazanavicius also took home Best Director, while acting nods went to Michael Shannon and Meryl Streep.
Here’s a complete list of the NYFCO 2011 Award winners (up to this point):
BEST PICTURE: The Artist
BEST DIRECTOR: Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST: Bridesmaids
BEST ACTOR: Michael Shannon for Take Shelter
BEST ACTRESS: Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Albert Brooks for Drive
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Melissa McCarthy for Bridesmaids
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: A Separation
BEST DOCUMENTARY – Cave of Forgotten Dreams
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Emmanuel Lubezki for The Tree of Life
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER: Jessica Chastain – The Tree of Life, The Help, The Debt, Take Shelter, Texas Killing Fields, Coriolanu
BEST SCREENPLAY: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash for The Descendants.
BEST USE OF MUSIC: Ludovic Bource for The Artist
BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR: Joe Cornish for Attack the Block
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