Phoenix Film Critics Society 2011 Award Nominations

The Phoenix Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the slate of nominees for our 2011 Annual Awards. The winner in each category will be announced on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. The Best Picture will be chosen from the Top Ten Films of 2011.

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2011 (in alphabetical order)

  • "The Artist”
  • ""The Descendants"
  • ""Drive"
  • ""The Help"
  • ""Hugo"
  • ""Midnight in Paris"
  • ""Moneyball"
  • ""My Week With Marilyn"
  • ""Super 8"
  • ""The Tree of Life"
  • BEST DIRECTOR

  • "Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
  • "Michael Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
  • "Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”
  • "Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"
  • "Tate Taylor, "The Help"
  • BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • "George Clooney, "The Descendants"
  • "Jean Dujardin, "The Artist
  • "Michael Fassbender, “Shame”
  • "Gary Oldman, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
  • "Brad Pitt, "Moneyball"
  • BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • "Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"
  • "Viola Davis, "The Help"
  • "Elizabeth Olsen, "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
  • "Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"
  • "Michelle Williams, "My Week with Marilyn"
  • BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • "Kenneth Branagh, "My Week with Marilyn"
  • "Albert Brooks, "Drive"
  • "John Hawkes, "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
  • "Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
  • "Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
  • BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • "Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"
  • "Bryce Dallas Howard, "The Help"
  • "Jessica Chastain, "The Help"
  • "Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
  • "Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants"
  • BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING

  • ""Bridesmaids"
  • ""Contagion"
  • ""Margin Call"
  • ""Midnight in Paris"
  • ""Super 8"
  • BEST SCREENPLAY – ORIGINAL

  • ""The Artist"
  • ""Beginners"
  • ""Midnight in Paris"
  • BEST SCREENPLAY – ADAPTATION

  • ""Descendants"
  • ""The Help"
  • ""Hugo"
  • BEST LIVE ACTION FAMILY FILM

  • ""Dolphin Tale"
  • ""Hugo"
  • ""The Muppets"
  • ""We Bought a Zoo"
  • THE OVERLOOKED FILM OF THE YEAR

  • ""A Better Life"
  • ""The Conspirator"
  • "Texas Killing Fields"

    BEST ANIMATED FILM

  • ""The Adventures of Tintin"
  • ""Rango"
  • ""Winnie the Pooh"
  • BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • ""Incendies"
  • ""Point Blank"
  • ""The Skin I Live In"
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • ""African Cats"
  • ""The Greatest Movie Ever Sold"
  • ""Page One: Inside the New York Times"
  • ""Project Nim"
  • BEST ORIGINAL SONG

  • "I Believe In You, "Johnny English Reborn"
  • "Life's a Happy Song, "The Muppets"
  • "The Living Proof, "The Help"
  • "Star Spangled Man, "Captain America"
  • BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

  • "The Artist"
  • ""Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"
  • ""Moneyball"
  • ""Super 8"
  • BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • ""The Artist"
  • ""Hugo"
  • ""Tree of Life"
  • BEST FILM EDITING

  • ""The Artist"
  • ""Super 8"
  • ""Tree of Life"
  • BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • ""The Artist"
  • ""Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
  • ""Hugo"
  • BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • ""The Artist"
  • ""Hugo"
  • ""Jane Eyre"
  • BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • ""Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
  • ""Hugo"
  • ""Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
  • BEST STUNTS

  • ""Drive"
  • ""Fast Five"
  • ""Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
  • BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE ON CAMERA

  • "Elle Fanning, "Super 8"
  • "Thomas Horn, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"
  • "Elizabeth Olsen, "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
  • "Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants"
  • BREAKTROUGH PERFORMANCE BEHIND THE CAMERA

  • "Sean Durkin, "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
  • "Michael Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
  • "Tate Taylor, "The Help"
  • BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH IN A LEAD OR SUPPORTING ROLE – MALE

  • "Asa Butterfield, “Hugo"
  • "Joel Courtney, "Super 8"
  • "Thomas Horn, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"
  • BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH IN A LEAD OR SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE

  • "Elle Fanning, "Super 8"
  • "Amara Miller, "The Descendants"
  • "Chloe Grace Moretz, "Hugo"
  • "Saoirse Ronan, "Hanna"
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