'Lincoln' leads Vancouver film critics nominations

Posted by · 4:54 pm · December 27th, 2012

The Vancouver Film Critics Circle has announced nominees this year, and Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” led the way with five nominations, for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay. “Cosmopolis,” “Rebelle” and “Stories We Tell” were chalked up in the Best Canadian Film category. Winners will be announced January 7. Check out the full list below and keep track of the season via The Circuit.

Best Film
“The Master”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Director
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”
Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
John Hawkes, “The Sessions”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Marion Cotillard, “Rust and Bone”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Supporting Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, “The Master”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”

Best Screenplay
“Django Unchained”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Holy Motors”
“The Intouchables”

Best Documentary
“Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”
“How to Survive a Plague”
“Searching for Sugar Man”

Best Canadian Film
“Stories We Tell”

Best Director of a Canadian Film
Panos Cosmatos, “Beyond the Black Rainbow”
David Cronenberg, “Cosmopolis”
Sarah Polley, “Stories We Tell”

Best Actor in a Canadian Film
Robert Pattinson, “Cosmopolis”
Melvil Poupaud, “Laurence Anyways”
Michael Rogers, “Beyond the Black Rainbow”

Best Actress in a Canadian Film
Suzanne Clément, “Laurence Anyways”
Stéphanie Lapointe, “Liverpool”
Rachel Mwanza, “Rebelle”

Best Supporting Actor in a Canadian Film
Jay Baruchel, “Goon”
Serge Kanyinda, “Rebelle”
Liev Schreiberg, “Goon”

Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film
Sarah Gordon, “Cosmopolis”
Samantha Morton, “Cosmpolis”
Alison Pill, “Goon”

Best Canadian Documentary
“The End of Time”
“Stories We Tell”
“The World Before Her”

Best British Columbia Film
“Becoming Redwood”
“Beyond the Black Rainbow”
“Camera Shy”
“Random Acts of Romance”

Ian Caddell Award for Achievement
Alan Franey (Director of the Vancouver International Film Festival)

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