17th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards Predictions   Leave a comment

Today is the  first of the three televised award giving bodies for this year’s awards season, as the Critics Choice Awards reveal their picks for this year. Hosted this year by Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, different stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Ben Kingsley, Kirsten Dunst, Melissa McCarthy, and Owen Wilson will serve as presenters. Meanwhile. two tributes will be given: one for Sean Penn as the Joel Siegel Humanitarian Award recipient, and Martin Scorsese the Music + Film Award. Now off to the nominees and predictions:

BEST PICTURE:
The Artist –
WINNER
The Descendants –
SPOILER
Drive
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
War Horse

BEST ACTOR:
George Clooney – “The Descendants”  SPOILER
Leonardo DiCaprio – “J. Edgar”
Jean Dujardin – “The Artist”
Michael Fassbender – “Shame”
Ryan Gosling – “Drive”
Brad Pitt – “Moneyball” WINNER

BEST ACTRESS:
Viola Davis – “The Help” – SPOILER
Elizabeth Olsen – “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Meryl Streep – “The Iron Lady” – WINNER
Tilda Swinton – “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
Charlize Theron – “Young Adult”
Michelle Williams – “My Week With Marilyn”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Kenneth Branagh – “My Week With Marilyn”
Albert Brooks – “Drive” – SPOILER
Nick Nolte – “Warrior”
Patton Oswalt – “Young Adult”
Christopher Plummer – “Beginners” – WINNER
Andy Serkis – “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Berenice Bejo – “The Artist”
Jessica Chastain – “The Help” – WINNER
Melissa McCarthy – “Bridesmaids”
Carey Mulligan – “Shame”
Octavia Spencer – “The Help” – SPOILER
Shailene Woodley – “The Descendants”

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS:

Asa Butterfield – “Hugo”
Elle Fanning – “Super 8”
Thomas Horn – “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” – SPOILER
Ezra Miller – “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
Saoirse Ronan – “Hanna”
Shailene Woodley – “The Descendants” – WINNER

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE:
The Artist
Bridesmaids – 
SPOILER
The Descendants
The Help – 
WINNER
The Ides of March

BEST DIRECTOR:
Stephen Daldry – “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
Michel Hazanavicius – “The Artist” – WINNER
Alexander Payne – “The Descendants”
Nicolas Winding Refn – “Drive”
Martin Scorsese – “Hugo” – SPOILER
Steven Spielberg – “War Horse”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
“The Artist” – Michel Hazanavicius – SPOILER
“50/50”
– Will Reiser
“Midnight in Paris”
– Woody Allen – WINNER
“Win Win”
– Screenplay by Tom McCarthy, Story by Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni
“Young Adult”
– Diablo Cody

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
“The Descendants” – Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash – WINNER
“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
– Eric Roth
“The Help”
– Tate Taylor
“Hugo”
– John Logan
“Moneyball”
– Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin, Story by Stan Chervin – SPOILER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
“The Artist” – Guillaume Schiffman – SPOILER
“Drive”
– Newton Thomas Sigel
“Hugo”
– Robert Richardson
“The Tree of Life”
– Emmanuel Lubezki – WINNER
“War Horse”
– Janusz Kaminski

BEST ART DIRECTION:
“The Artist” – Production Designer: Laurence Bennett, Set Decorator: Robert Gould
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2”
– Production Designer: Stuart Craig, Set Decorator: Stephenie McMillan – SPOILER
“Hugo”
– Production Designer: Dante Ferretti, Set Decorator: Francesca Lo Schiavo – WINNER
“The Tree of Life”
– Production Designer: Jack Fisk, Set Decorator: Jeanette Scott
“War Horse”
– Production Designer: Rick Carter, Set Decorator: Lee Sandales

BEST EDITING:
“The Artist” – Michel Hazanavicius and Anne-Sophie Bion – SPOILER
“Drive”
– Matthew Newman
“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
– Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
“Hugo”
– Thelma Schoonmaker – WINNER
“War Horse”
– Michael Kahn

BEST COSTUME DESIGN:
“The Artist” – Mark Bridges – SPOILER
“The Help”
– Sharen Davis
“Hugo”
– Sandy Powell – WINNER
“Jane Eyre”
– Michael O’Connor
“My Week With Marilyn”
– Jill Taylor

BEST MAKEUP:
Albert Nobbs
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – 
SPOILER
The Iron Lady – 
WINNER
J. Edgar
My Week With Marilyn

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Hugo – 
WINNER
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
The Tree of Life – 
SPOILER

BEST SOUND:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Hugo – 
WINNER
Super 8
The Tree of Life – 
SPOILER
War Horse

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
The Adventures of Tintin – SPOILER
Arthur Christmas
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots
Rango – 
WINNER

BEST ACTION MOVIE:
Drive – WINNER
Fast Five
Hanna
Rise of the Planet of the Apes – 
SPOILER
Super 8

BEST COMEDY:
Bridesmaids – WINNER
Crazy, Stupid, Love
Horrible Bosses
Midnight in Paris – 
SPOILER
The Muppets

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
In Darkness
Le Havre
A Separation – 
WINNER
The Skin I Live In – 
SPOILER
Where Do We Go Now

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
Buck
Cave of Forgotten Dreams 
– WINNER
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Page One: Inside the New York Times
Project Nim – 
SPOILER
Undefeated

BEST SONG:
“Hello Hello” – performed by Elton John and Lady Gaga/written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin – Gnomeo & Juliet
“Life’s a Happy Song” – performed by Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter/written by Bret McKenzie – The Muppets – SPOILER
“The Living Proof” – performed by Mary J. Blige/written by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman and Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas – The Help – WINNER
“Man or Muppet” – performed by Jason Segel and Walter/written by Bret McKenzie – The Muppets
“Pictures in My Head” – performed by Kermit and the Muppets/written by Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis and Chen Neeman – The Muppets

BEST SCORE:
“The Artist” – Ludovic Bource – WINNER
“Drive”
– Cliff Martinez
“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
– Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
“Hugo”
– Howard Shore – SPOILER
“War Horse”
– John Williams

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Posted January 13, 2012 by Nicol Latayan in Awards, Films

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