'Argo' wins with Houston film critics

Posted by · 7:35 pm · January 5th, 2013

After “Lincoln” led the way with nominations from the Houston Film Critics Society last month, it was “Argo” that took the prizes for Best Picture and Best Director. Steven Spielberg’s film did win Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay, while most other awards followed established canon. This is the seventh Best Film prize for “Argo” on the critics circuit so far, bringing it ever closer to the “Zero Dark Thirty” tally of eight. Check out the full list of winners below and as always, keep track of the season via The Circuit.

Best Picture

Best Director
Ben Affleck, “Argo”

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Supporting Actor
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Original Score
“Cloud Atlas”

Best Animated Film
“Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Holy Motors”

Best Documentary
“The Imposter”

Texas Independent Film Award

Technical Achievement
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

Outstanding Contribution to Cinema
Jeff Millar

Lifetime Achievement Award
Robert Duvall

Worst Film
“That’s My Boy”

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