Wow! This is huge!
Both The New York Film Critics Circle AND The LA Film Critics Association have named The Social Network, directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin, as the best picture of the year!
New York's Chair Armond White says:
”This year's choices reflect the current critical mindset. It's proof that it's always a good year for movies.”
What an honor!
We will be absolutely SHOCKED if this movie doesn't win the Best Picture Academy Award!
Check out both New York's and Los Angeles' full list of accolades…AFTER THE JUMP!
New York Film Critics Circle:
Best Film – The Social Network
Best Director – David Fincher (The Social Network)
Best Screenplay – Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg (The Kids Are All Right)
Best Actress – Annette Bening (for The Kids Are All Right)
Best Actor – Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)
Best Supporting Actress – Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
Best Supporting Actor – Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)
Best Cinematography – Matthew Libatique (Black Swan)
Best Animated Film – The Illusionist
Best Non-fiction Film – Inside Job
Best Foreign Language Film - Carlos
Best First Feature – Animal Kingdom
Los Angeles Film Critics Assn:
PICTURE: The Social Network
DIRECTOR: Olivier Assayas, Carlos, and David Fincher, The Social Network (tie)
ACTOR: Colin Firth, The King's Speech
ACTRESS: Kim Hye-ja, Mother
MUSIC/SCORE: Alexandre Desplat, The Ghost Writer, and Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network (tie)
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Guy Hendrix Dyas, Inception
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Matthew Libatique, Black Swan
SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
SUPPORTING ACTOR: Niels Arestrup, A Prophet
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Carlos
ANIMATION: Toy Story 3
SCREENPLAY: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION FILM: Last Train Home
NEW GENERATION: Lena Dunham, Tiny Furniture
DOUGLAS E. EDWARDS INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL FILM/VIDEO: Film Socialism
LEGACY OF CINEMA AWARDS: Serge Bromberg, Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno, and the F.W. Murnau Foundation and Fernando Pena for the restoration of Metropolis
CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: Paul Mazursky
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