‘Argo’ Wins Big At 2013 Critics Choice Movie Awards

argo_2332534bThe Broadcast Film Critics Association announced the winners of the 18th annual Critics Choice Movie Awards. David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook earned a total of four awards that includes Best Comedy, Best Comedy Actor, Best Comedy Actress, and Best Acting Ensemble. Although Ben Affleck didn’t receive an Oscar nomination for directing, he received the Critics Choice Award for Best Director while his film Argo took home Best Picture. Steven Spielberg’s historical drama Lincoln led in nominations but only picked up awards for Best Actor, Best Original Score, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Skyfall earned the award for Best Action Film and star Daniel Craig won Best Actor In an Action Movie. It’s nice to see that Rian Johnson’s sci-fi thriller Looper getting a little bit of attention by winning Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie. With the impressive amount of Oscar attention, Michael Haneke’s Austrian drama Amour won Best Foreign Language Film. Below is a full list of winners:

BEST FILM
Argo

BEST ACTOR
Daniel Day-Lewis-Lincoln

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain-Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Philip Seymour Hoffman-The Master

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway-Les Miserables

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Quvenzhane Wallis-Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Affleck-Argo

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Quentin Tarantino-Django Unchained

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Tony Kushner-Lincoln

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Life of Pi

BEST ART DIRECTION
Anna Karenina

BEST EDITING
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina

BEST MAKEUP
Cloud Atlas

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Life of Pi

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Wreck-It-Ralph

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Skyfall

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Daniel Craig-Skyfall

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Jennifer Lawrence-The Hunger Games

BEST COMEDY
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Bradley Cooper-Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Jennifer Lawrence-Silver Linings Playbook

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE
Looper

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Searching For Sugar Man

BEST SONG
“Skyfall”-Skyfall (Performed by Adele)

BEST SCORE
John Williams-Lincoln

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