'Moonrise Kingdom' wins big with Central Ohio film critics

Posted by · 11:55 pm · January 3rd, 2013

Finally someone would like to shake things up a little bit again. The Central Ohio Film Critics Association has chosen Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” as the year’s best film, and not only that, but given it five awards, including Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Score and Best Ensemble. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for “Lincoln” while Jennifer Lawrence took Best Actress for “Silver Linings Playbook.” Check out the full list of winners below and as always keep up with the season via The Circuit.

Best Film
1. “Moonrise Kingdom”
2. “Argo”
3. “Django Unchained”
4. “Zero Dark Thirty”
5. “The Cabin in the Woods”
6. “Silver Linings Playbook”
7. “Lincoln”
8. “Looper”
9. “The Master”
10. “Les Misérables”

Best Director
Wes Anderson, “Moonrise Kingdom” (Runner-up: Ben Affleck, “Argo”)

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

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook” (Runner-up: Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”)

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained” (Runner-up: Leonardo DiCaprio, “Django Unchained”)

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables” (Runner-up — TIE — Helen Hunt, “The Sessions” and Ann Dowd, “Compliance”)

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

Best Original Screenplay
“Moonrise Kingdom” (Runner-up: “The Cabin in the Woods”)

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

Best Score
“Moonrise Kingdom” (Runner-up: “Cloud Atlas”)

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

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Kid with a Bike” (Runner-up: “Headhunters”)

Best Documentary
“How to Survive a Plague” (Runner-up: “The Imposter”)

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

Best Overlooked FIlm
“Killer Joe” (Runner-up: “Safety Not Guaranteed”)

Breakthrough Film Artist
Bart Layton, “The Imposter” (Runner-up: Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”)

Actor of the Year (for exemplary body of work)
Matthew McConaughey, “Bernie,” “Killer Joe,” “Magic Mike” and “The Paperboy” (Runner-up: Anne Hathaway, “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Les Misérables”)

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