DAILY | ZERO DARK THIRTY Tops Nat’l Board of Review Awards

Zero Dark Thirty

Jessica Chastain in ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Two days after the New York Film Critics’ Circle named Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty the Best Film of 2012, the National Board of Review has as well, tossing in best director and actress to boot. The awards:

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty.

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty.

Best Actor: Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook.

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty.

Best Supporting Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained.

Best Supporting Actress: Ann Dowd, Compliance.

Best Original Screenplay: Rian Johnson, Looper.

Best Adapted Screenplay: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook.

Best Animated Feature: Wreck-It Ralph.

Special Achievement in Filmmaking: Ben Affleck, Argo.

Breakthrough Actor: Tom Holland, The Impossible.

Breakthrough Actress: Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Best Directorial Debut: Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Best Foreign Language Film: Amour.

Best Documentary: Searching for Sugar Man.

William K. Everson Film History Award: 50 Years of Bond Films.

Best Ensemble: Les Misérables.

Spotlight Award: John Goodman (Argo, Flight, Paranorman, Trouble with the Curve).

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: The Central Park Five.

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Promised Land.

Top Films
(in alphabetical order)

Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Promised Land
Silver Linings Playbook

Top 5 Foreign Language Films
(In Alphabetical Order)

The Intouchables
The Kid with a Bike
War Witch

Top 5 Documentaries
(In Alphabetical Order)

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
The Gatekeepers
The Invisible Young
Only the Young

Top 10 Independent Films
(In Alphabetical Order)

End of Watch
Hello I Must Be Going
Little Birds
Moonrise Kingdom
On the Road
Sleepwalk with Me

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