ZERO DARK THIRTY tops Utah Film Critics awards | Buzz Blog

Thursday, December 20, 2012

ZERO DARK THIRTY tops Utah Film Critics awards

Posted By on December 20, 2012, 9:33 PM

  • Pin It
The procedural thriller Zero Dark Thirty -- about the mission to track down Osama bin Laden -- took Best Picture of 2012 at the Utah Film Critics Association annual awards. ---

In voting that spread the recognition among multiple films, Zero Dark Thirty, which opens in Utah Jan. 11, was also recognized for Best Actress Jessica Chastain, who tied in that category with Silver Linings Playbook's Jennifer Lawrence. Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for his performance in The Master, Dwight Henry took Best Supporting Actor for Beasts of the Southern Wild, and Anne Hathaway was recognized as Best Supporting Actress for Les Miserables

Full list of winners:

Best Picture: Zero Dark Thirty; runner-up, Looper

Best Achievement in Directing: Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom; runner-up, Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Lead Performance by an Actor, Male: Joaquin Phoenix, The Master; runners-up, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln and John Hawkes, The Sessions (tie)

Best Lead Performance by an Actor, Female: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook and Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty (tie)

Best Supporting Performance by an Actor, Female: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables; runner-up, Ann Dowd, Compliance

Best Supporting Performance by an Actor, Male: Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild; runner-up, Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Best Original Screenplay: Rian Johnson, Looper; runner-up, Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard, The Cabin in the Woods

Best Adapted Screenplay: Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower; runner-up, David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Achievement in Cinematography: Roger Deakins, Skyfall; runner-up, Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi

Best Documentary Feature: Indie Game: The Movie; runner-up, The Invisible War

Best Non-English Language Feature: Headhunters; runner-up, Amour

Best Animated Feature: ParaNorman; runners-up: Frankenweenie and Wreck-It Ralph (tie)

On Topic...

More by Scott Renshaw

  • The Beer Issue

    Celebrating brewers, breweries and the Utah Beer Festival.
    • Aug 17, 2022
  • Movie Reviews: New Releases for Aug. 12

    Fall, Mack & Rita, Emily the Criminal, Secret Headquarters and more.
    • Aug 12, 2022
  • Against Type

    Two independent films give their lead actors a fresh look.
    • Aug 10, 2022
  • More »

Latest in Buzz Blog

© 2022 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation