'Argo' tops with Southeastern Film Critics

Posted by · 12:20 pm · December 17th, 2012

The Southeastern Film Critics’ Association have thrown their favorites in the mix, and there remains a pleasing lack of consensus between these groups in the Best Picture department. “Argo” notches up another win here, also taking wins for Best Director and Screenplay. Oscar favorites Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence add to their already groaning trophy cabinets, while the most distinctive prize in the list is the Gene Wyatt Award for the film that “best embodies the spirit of the South.” The handily-titled “Beasts of the Southern Wild” beat “Bernie” to the punch, though I wonder how many votes “The Paperboy” got. Full list of winners after the jump; check out everything else at The Circuit.

Best Picture
“Argo” (runner-up: “Zero Dark Thirty”)

Best Director
Ben Affleck, “Argo” (runner-up: Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”)

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln” (runner-up: Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”)

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

Best Supporting Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master” (runner-up: Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”)

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables” (runner-up: Sally Field, “Lincoln”)

Best Original Screenplay
“Moonrise Kingdom” (runner-up: “Zero Dark Thirty”)

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Argo” (runner-up: “Lincoln”)

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Intouchables” (runner-up: “Amour”)

Best Animated Film
“ParaNorman” (runner-up: “Frankenweenie”)

Best Documentary
“The Queen of Versailles” (runner-up: “Bully”)

Best Ensemble
“Lincoln” (runner-up: “Moonrise Kingdom”)

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

Gene Wyatt Award (Spirit of the South)
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” (runner-up: “Bernie”)

Top 10 Films
1. “Argo”
2. “Zero Dark Thirty”
3. “Lincoln”
4. “Moonrise Kingdom”
5. “Silver Linings Playbook”
6. “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
7. “The Master”
8. “Les Miserables”
9. “Life of Pi”
10. “The Dark Knight Rises”

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