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Boston Society of Film Critics Announce

The BSFC, one of my favorite critics groups, just made a surprise announcement of their awards for the year. Guess who won? All of this love almost makes me feel guilty. Almost. It’s not necessarily a surprise win, but definitely a big win, as well, being that it defeated “The Fighter” which is all Boston, all day long. Definitely the highlight of these awards is Jesse Eisenberg’s huge win against Colin Firth. I’m still not convinced that he is a huge contender for the win. However, every day there is growing proof that his NBR win was no fluke. Also, I’m very happy that Juliette Lewis snagged this, even if it’s her only award of the season. As I highlighted in my review, she is a true standout.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Best Picture
The Social Network
Runner up: Toy Story 3

Best Actor
Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network
Runner up: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech (by one vote)

Best Actress
Natalie Portman for Black Swan
Runner up: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale for The Fighter
Runner Up: Andrew Garfield for The Social Network

Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Lewis for Conviction
Runner Up: Melissa Leo for The Fighter

Best Director
David Fincher for The Social Network
Runner up: Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan

Best Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network
Runner up: Nicole Holofcener for Please Give

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins for True Grit
Runner Up: Matthew Libatique for Black Swan

Best Documentary
Marwencol
Runner up: Inside Job

Best Foreign-Language Film
Mother
Runner Up: I Am Love

Best Animated Film
Toy Story 3
Runner Up: The Illusionist

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer)
Andrew Weisblum for The Black Swan
Runner Up: Lee Smith for Inception

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy)
Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol
Runner Up: David Michod for Animal Kingdom

Best Ensemble Cast
The Fighter
Runner Up: The Kids Are All Right

Best Use of Music in a Film
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Social Network
Runner Up: Carter Burwell for True Grit

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