Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2012

December 17th, 2012 - Graham Eley

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ picked-up its first best film win of the winter at the Detroit Film Critics Society’s awards.  Its success ran into other categories with David O. Russell’s comedy drama also taking best director, screenplay, actress (Jennifer Lawrence) and supporting actor (Robert DeNiro).  Predictably, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ took best actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) and best ensemble.

 

 

Winners:

 

Best Film

 

“Silver Linings Playbook”

 

“Argo”

“The Impossible”

“Take This Waltz”

“Zero Dark Thirty”

 

 

Best Director

 

David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”

 

Ben Affleck, “Argo”

J.A. Bayona, “The Impossible”

Sarah Polley, “Take This Waltz”

Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”

 

 

Best Actor

 

Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

 

Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”

John Hawkes, “The Sessions”

Bill Murray, “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”

 

 

Best Actress

 

Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”

 

Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Greta Gerwig, “Damsels in Distress”

Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”

Michelle Williams, “Take This Waltz”

 

 

Best Supporting Actor

 

Robert De Niro, “Silver Linings Playbook”

 

Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”

Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”

Matthew McConaughey, “Magic Mike”

Ewan McGregor, “The Impossible”

Ezra Miller, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

 

 

Best Supporting Actress

 

Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”

 

Amy Adams, “The Master”

Ann Dowd, “Compliance”

Sally Field, “Lincoln”

Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”

 

 

Best Screenplay

 

“Silver Linings Playbook”

 

“The Cabin in the Woods”

“Lincoln”

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

“Take This Waltz”

 

 

Best Ensemble

 

“Lincoln”

 

“Argo”

“The Avengers”

“Moonrise Kingdom”

“Silver Linings Playbook”

 

 

Breakthrough Performance

 

Zoe Kazan, “Ruby Sparks”

 

Stephen Chbosky, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Rebel Wilson, “Pitch Perfect”

Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Craig Zobel, “Compliance”

 

 

Best Documentary

 

“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

 

“The House I Live In”

“The Imposter”

“The Queen of Versailles”

“Searching for Sugar Man”

 

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