The full list of the National Board of Review's picks for the best of 2011:
Best Film: Hugo.
Best Director: Martin Scorsese, Hugo.
Best Actor: George Clooney, The Descendants.
Best Actress: Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin.
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, Beginners.
Best Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants.
Best Original Screenplay: Will Reiser, 50/50.
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants.
Best Animated Feature: Rango.
Breakthrough Performance: Felicity Jones, Like Crazy.
Breakthrough Performance: Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
Debut Director: JC Chandor, Margin Call.
Best Ensemble: The Help.
Spotlight Award: Michael Fassbender (A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, Shame, X-Men: First Class).
NBR Freedom of Expression: Crime After Crime.
NBR Freedom of Expression: Pariah.
Best Foreign Language Film: A Separation.
Best Documentary: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.
Special Achievement in Filmmaking: The Harry Potter Franchise – A Distinguished Translation from Book to Film.
(in alphabetical order):
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
The Ides of March
The Tree of Life
Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order):
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order):
Born to be Wild
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order):
A Better Life
We Need To Talk About Kevin
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