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Critics' Choice Awards 2012 Winner List

Critics' Choice Awards 2012 Winner List

The 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards brought out the stars to celebrate the best in cinema on Thursday (January 12) at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

The Help and The Artist were standouts, each taking home major awards, while War Horse and Moneyball were also recognized.

Click inside to check out the winners at the 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards

Best Picture
The Artist – WINNER
The Descendants
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
The Help
Midnight in Paris
The Tree of Life
War Horse

Best Actor
George ClooneyThe Descendants – WINNER
Leonardo DiCaprioJ. Edgar
Jean DujardinThe Artist
Michael FassbenderShame
Ryan GoslingDrive
Brad PittMoneyball

Best Actress
Viola DavisThe Help – WINNER
Elizabeth OlsenMartha Marcy May Marlene
Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton - We Need to Talk about Kevin
Charlize TheronYoung Adult
Michelle WilliamsMy Week with Marilyn

Best Supporting Actor
Christopher PlummerBeginners - WINNER
Kenneth BranaghMy Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks - Drive
Nick Nolte - Warrior
Patton Oswalt - Young Adult
Andy SerkisRise of the Planet of the Apes

Best Supporting Actress
Octavia SpencerThe Help – WINNER
Berenice BejoThe Artist
Jessica ChastainThe Help
Melissa McCarthyBridesmaids
Carey MulliganShame
Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

Best Young Actor/Actress
Thomas Horn – WINNER
Asa Butterfield
Elle Fanning
Ezra Miller
Saoirse Ronan
Shailene Woodley

Best Acting Ensemble
The Help – WINNER
The Artist
The Descendants
The Ides of March

Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist – WINNER
Stephen Daldry - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Alexander Payne - The Descendants
Nicolas Winding Refn - Drive
Martin ScorseseHugo
Steven SpielbergWar Horse

Best Original Screenplay
Woody AllenMidnight in Paris – WINNER
Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
Will Reiser - 50/50
Tom McCarthy and Joe Tiboni - Win Win
Diablo CodyYoung Adult

Best Adapted Screenplay
Steven Zaillian and Aaron SorkinMoneyball – WINNER
Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim RashThe Descendants
Eric Roth - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Tate Taylor - The Help
John Logan - Hugo

Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski - War Horse – WINNER
Newton Thomas Sigel - Drive
Robert Richardson - Hugo
Guillaume Schiffman - The Artist
Emmanuel Lubezki - The Tree of Life

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