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    Who I’m Voting for at the New York Film Critics Circle Meeting 2012 (cont.)

    By Kyle | December 2, 2012

    I’ll list my top choice first, followed in parentheses by other films I could support if my first choice isn’t getting any love from fellow members.

    Best Director:
    Steven Soderbergh, Magic Mike
    (Ang Lee, Life of Pi, Ben Affleck, Argo, Michael Haneke, Amour, Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty)

    Best Cinematography:
    Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi
    (Mihai Malaimore, The Master, Dariusz Wolski, Prometheus)

    Best Screenplay:
    Reid Carolin, Magic Mike
    (Chris Terrio, Argo, John Gatins, Flight)

    Best Supporting Actress:
    Samantha Barks, Les Miserables
    (Kelly Reilly, Flight, Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables)

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike
    (Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master, Woody Harrelson, Seven Psychopaths)

    Best Foreign Film:

    Best Animated Film:
    ParaNorman (Frankenweenie)

    Best Documentary:
    The Ambassador (Searching for Sugar Man)

    Best First Film:
    (Pitch Perfect)

    Best Actor:
    Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (Denzel Washington, Flight, Anthony Hopkins, Hitchcock)

    Best Actress:
    Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
    (Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook)

    Best Picture:
    Les Miserables
    (Magic Mike, Argo)

    Topics: Movies | 4 Comments »

    4 Responses to “Who I’m Voting for at the New York Film Critics Circle Meeting 2012 (cont.)”

    1. Harry Says:
      December 3rd, 2012 at 10:26 am

      Why didn’t you chose Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D? It’s one of this years best…?

    2. Obama bin Biden Says:
      December 3rd, 2012 at 10:44 am

      Heh, Denzel as a commerical pilot- that’s funny.

    3. SK Says:
      December 4th, 2012 at 7:53 pm

      Interesting choices. Anne Hathaway seems to think she deserves an award for “starving” herself to play Fantine.

    4. Kyle Says:
      December 4th, 2012 at 8:26 pm

      Hathaway is very convincing and sings beautifully. There was no need for her to manipulate her weight.