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Dec 18, 2012

St. Louis Film Critics Awards 2012.

It was a big day for Argo yesterday as for the 2nd time it won Best Picture at a Critics Awards. This time it was St. Louis Film Critics who announced their winners. Ben Affleck won Best Director. There were too many ties too as you can see below. The Lead Actress award race seems to between Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence at the moment. Supporting Actor went to Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained while both Helen Hunt and Ann Down won Supporting Actress for their respective movies. The Intouchables won over Amour and Wreck-It Ralph over the two stop motion features.

Below is the full list of the winners:

Best Film: Argo

Best Director: Ben Affleck (Argo)

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best Supporting Actress: (Tie): Ann Dowd (Compliance) and Helen Hunt (The Sessions)

Best Original Screenplay: Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal)

Best Adapted Screenplay: (Tie): Lincoln (Tony Kushner) and Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)

Best Animated Film: Wreck-It Ralph

Best Foreign-Language Film: The Intouchables

Best Cinematography: Skyfall (Roger Deakins)

Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Best Music: (Tie): Django Unchained and Moonrise Kingdom

Best Documentary: Searching for Sugar Man

Best Comedy: (Tie): Moonrise Kingdom and Ted

Best Art-House or Festival Film: (Tie): Compliance and Safety Not Guaranteed

Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)

(Four-way Tie):
“Django Unchained” – The “bag head” bag/mask problems scene
“Hitchcock” – Anthony Hopkins in lobby conducting to music/audience’s reaction during “Psycho” screening
“The Impossible” – Opening tsunami scene
“The Master” – The first “processing” questioning scene between Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix