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Dec 3, 2011

National Board Of Review Awards 2011




           Well here comes one of the most earliest Shock or Surprise in the 2011 Awards Season, Hugo and Martin Scorsese won Best Picture and Director. Wow, that is something i didn't saw coming at all, it definitely is one of the best reviewed movies of the year but i wasn't sure it would win or be a major contender. George Clooney and Shailene Woodley won, Tilda Swinton is back in the race while it makes me happy that Christopher Plummer won which hopefully is one of the many coming ones.


Here is the full list of NBR Awards and Lists:

Best Film
Hugo

Best Director
Martin Scorcese, Hugo

Best Actor
George Clooney, The Descendants

Best Actress
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Original Screenplay
Will Reiser, 50/50

Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants

Best Animated Feature
Rango

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation

Breakthrough Performance
Felicity Jones, Like Crazy and Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Debut Director
J.C. Chandor, Margin Call

Best Ensemble
The Help

Spotlight Award
Michael Fassbender (A Dangerous Method, Shame, Jane Eyre, X-Men: First Class)

NBR Freedom of Expression
Crime After Crime and Pariah

Best Documentary
Paradise lost 3: Purgatory

Special Achievement in Filmmaking
The Harry Potter Franchise – Distinguished Translation from Book to Film

Top Ten Films
The Artist
The Descendants
Drive
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
The Ides of March
J. Edgar
The Tree of Life
War Horse

Top 10 Independent Films
50/50
Another Earth
Beginners
A Better Life
Cedar Rapids
Margin Call
Shame
Take Shelter
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Win Win

Top 5 Foreign Language Films
13 Assassins
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
Footnote
Le Havre
Point Blank

Top 5 Documentaries
Born to be Wild
Buck
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Project Nim
Senna

           The Awards will be given on Jan. 10,2012. Some notable snubs includes Moneyball, The Iron Lady, Midnight In Paris and Martha Marcy May Marlene in both movies and/or performances. while i am really happy they recognizd movies like Win Win, Beginners, 50/50 and moreover my Favorite A Separation.