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Dec 21, 2011

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2011


So i didn't even knew Women Critics had a whole circle all by themselves. So all you see here are winners that targets Women in anyways. Movies by woman, for woman, about woman or courage in acting etc. And yes obviously they loved The Help.

Below is the full list of winners:

BEST MOVIE BY A WOMAN
WINNERS: The Iron Lady & We Need To Talk About Kevin (tie)
Pariah
The Whistleblower



BEST MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: The Help
Albert Nobbs
Cracks
Rid Of Me

BEST WOMAN STORYTELLER (Screenwriting Award)
WINNER: The Iron Lady, Abi Morgan
In The Land Of Blood And Honey, Angelina Jolie
Pariah, Dee Reese
We Need To Talk About Kevin, Lynne Ramsay

BEST ACTRESS
WINNER: Viola Davis, The Help
Jessica Chastain, The Debt/The Help
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin

BEST ACTOR
WINNER: George Clooney, The Descendants
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Tom Hardy, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy & Warrior
Ryan Gosling, Drive & The Ides Of March

BEST COMEDIC ACTRESS
WINNER: Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Katie O’Grady, Rid Of Me
Sarah Jessica Parker, I Don’t Know How She Does It
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids

BEST YOUNG ACTRESS
WINNER: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Jordana Beatty, Judy Moody
Liana Liberato, Trust
Amara Miller, The Descendants

BEST FOREIGN FILM BY OR ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: The Hedgehog
A Separation
In The Land Of Blood And Honey
When We Leave

BEST FEMALE IMAGES IN A MOVIE
WINNER: The Whistleblower
Albert Nobbs
The Iron Lady
Soul Surfer

WORST FEMALE IMAGES IN A MOVIE
WINNER: Melancholia
Jack And Jill
My Week With Marilyn
Young Adult

BEST MALE IMAGES IN A MOVIE
WINNER: The Descendants
50/50
Meet Monica Velour
Of Gods And Men

WORST MALE IMAGES IN A MOVIE
WINNER: Hangover 2
No Strings Attached
The Skin I Live In
Straw Dogs

BEST DOCUMENTARIES BY OR ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: Always Faithful
The Price Of Sex
The Woman With The Five Elephants
Women Art Revolution

BEST FAMILY FILM
WINNER: Hugo
Judy Moody
The Muppets
The Adventures of Tintin

BEST ANIMATED FEMALES
WINNER: Puss N Boots 3D
Arthur Christmas
Gnomeo And Juliet
Kung Fu Panda 2

BEST EQUALITY OF THE SEXES
WINNER: The Debt
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Iron Lady
Midnight In Paris

COURAGE IN ACTING (Taking on unconventional roles that radically redefine the images of women on screen)
WINNER: Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Josiane Balasko, The Hedgehog
Mimi Chakarova, The Price Of Sex
Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN AWARD (Performance by a woman whose exceptional impact on the film dramatically, socially or historically, has been ignored)
WINNERS: Miral, Hiram Abbass & Meeks Cutoff, Michelle Williams (tie)
Danai Gurira, 3 Backyards
Red Shirley

WOMEN’S WORK: BEST ENSEMBLE
WINNER: The Help
Albert Nobbs
Bridesmaids
The Whistleblower

BEST SCREEN COUPLE
WINNER: The Artist, Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin
Gnomeo And Juliet
The Iron Lady
Like Crazy

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
WINNERS: Kathy Bates & Cicely Tyson (tie)
Hiam Abbass
Michelle Yeoh

ACTING AND ACTIVISM
WINNER: Elizabeth Taylor
Mia Farrow
Daryl Hannah
Alfre Woodard

ADRIENNE SHELLY AWARD (For a film that most passionately opposes violence against women)
WINNER: The Whistleblower
In A Better World
In The Land Of Blood And Honey
Life, Above All

JOSEPHINE BAKER AWARD (For best expressing the woman of color experience in America)
WINNER: The Help
America
Pariah
3 Backyards

KAREN MORLEY AWARD (For best exemplifying a woman’s place in history or society, and a courageous search for identity)
WINNER: Albert Nobbs
The Conspirator
Meek’s Cutoff
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan

MOMMIE DEAREST WORST SCREEN MOM OF THE YEAR AWARD
WINNER: Judi Dench, J. Edgar