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Film Awards 2011

by Kilgore Trout
Need to see: Faust, Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Coriolanus, Rebellion, The Arbor, Tyrannosaur, The Mill and The Cross, Siberia, Monamour, Elena, Wuthering Heights, and more. All films listed based upon first theatrical release (non-film festival) in the U.S. BEST PICTURE Take Shelter The Tree of Life A Separation The Interrupters Shame BEST DIRECTOR Terrence Malick -Tree of Life Nicolas Winding Refn -Drive Jeff Nichols -Take Shelter Matthew Porterfield -Putty Hill Takashi Miike -13 Assassins BEST ACTOR Michael Shannon -Take Shelter Michael Fassbender -Shame Hunter McCracken -The Tree of Life Gary Oldman -Tinker, Tailor,… Read more

Need to see: Faust, Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Coriolanus, Rebellion, The Arbor, Tyrannosaur, The Mill and The Cross, Siberia, Monamour, Elena, Wuthering Heights, and more.

All films listed based upon first theatrical release (non-film festival) in the U.S.

BEST PICTURE
Take Shelter
The Tree of Life
A Separation
The Interrupters
Shame

BEST DIRECTOR
Terrence Malick -Tree of Life
Nicolas Winding Refn -Drive
Jeff Nichols -Take Shelter
Matthew Porterfield -Putty Hill
Takashi Miike -13 Assassins

BEST ACTOR
Michael Shannon -Take Shelter
Michael Fassbender -Shame
Hunter McCracken -The Tree of Life
Gary Oldman -Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Peyman Moaadi -A Separation

BEST ACTRESS
Elizabeth Olsen -Martha Marcy May Marlene
Rooney Mara -The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Lubna Azabal – Incendies
Juliette Binoche -Certified Copy
Tilda Swinton -We Need to Talk About Kevin

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Brad Pitt -The Tree of Life
Charles Sauers – Putty Hill
Stanley Tucci -Margin Call
Kevin Spacey -Margin Call
Christopher Plummer -Beginners

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Nicole Beharie – Shame
Sareh Bayat -A Separation
Jessica Chastain -Take Shelter
Jeannie Berlin -Margaret
Carey Mulligan – Shame

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
A Separation -Asghar Farhadi
Margin Call -J.C. Chandor
Take Shelter -Jeff Nichols
Putty Hill -Matthew Porterfield
Beginners -Mike Mills

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Incendies – Denis Villeneuve & Wajdi Mouawad
Moneyball -Steve Zaillain and Aaron Sorkin
The Skin I Live In -Pedro Almodovar
Carnage -Roman Polanski and Yasmina Reza
Everything Must Go -Dan Rush

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Tree of Life -Emmanuel Lubezki
Meek’s Cutoff – Chris Blauvelt
Drive -Newton Thomas Sigel
Melancholia -Manuel Alberto Claro
Putty Hill – Jeremy Saulnier

BEST EDITING
Senna -Chris King & Gregers Sall
The Interrupters -Steve James & Aaron Wickenden
Martha Marcy May Marlene -Zachary Stuart-Pontier
Drive -Matthew Newman
Incendies – Monique Dartonne

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
The Skin I Live In -Alberto Iglesias
Martha Marcy May Marlene -Daniel Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy -Alberto Iglesias
Drive -Cliff Martinez
Attack The Block -Steven Price

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