'Argo,' Ben Affleck win with St. Louis critics

Posted by · 8:59 am · December 17th, 2012

The St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association has decided on winners and stuck up for Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” which won Best Picture and Best Director. Daniel Day-Lewis and Jessica Chastain won top honors for acting. Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor while Ann Dowd and Helen Hunt tied for Best Supporting Actress. Nominees here. Check out the full list of winners below and keep track of the season via The Circuit.

Best Picture
“Argo” (Runners-up: “Life of Pi” and “Lincoln”)

Best Director
Ben Affleck, “Argo” (Runners-up: Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained” and Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln” (Runner-up: John Hawkes, “The Sessions”)

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty” (Runner-up: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”)

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained” (Runner-up: Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”)

Best Supporting Actress
(TIE) Ann Dowd, “Compliance” and Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”

Best Adapted Screenplay
(TIE) “Lincoln” and “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Original Screenplay
“Zero Dark Thirty” (Runner-up: “Django Unchained”)

Best Cinematography
“Skyfall” (Runner-up: “Life of Pi”)

Best Visual Effects
“Life of Pi” (Runner-up: “The Avengers”)

Best Animated Film
“Wreck-It Ralph” (Runner-up: “ParaNorman”)

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Intouchables” (Runners-up: “The Fairy,” “Headhunters”)

Best Documentary
“Searching for Sugar Man” (Runners-up: “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” “Bully” and “How to Survive a Plague”)

Best Art House or Festival Film
(TIE) “Compliance” and “Safety Not Guaranteed)

Best Comedy
(TIE) “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Ted”

Best Music/Soundtrack
(TIE) “Django Unchained” and “Moonrise Kingdom”

Best Scene
Everything nominated EXCEPT the crash scene from “Flight.” So. You know…

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