'Argo' Wins With The Florida Film Critics Circle - The Awards Circuit - By Clayton Davis

‘Argo’ Wins With The Florida Film Critics Circle

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The Florida Film Critics Circle has named Ben Affleck’s Argo the best of the year. The film also won Director and Adapted Screenplay honors. Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) and Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) resume their march to Oscar, while Rian Johnson’s Original Screenplay for Looper continues to do well with critics groups. See the full winners after the jump.

Best Picture
“Argo”

Best Director
Ben Affleck, “Argo”

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Supporting Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Argo”

Best Original Screenplay
“Looper”

Best Art Direction/Production Design
“Anna Karenina”

Best Cinematography
“Skyfall”

Best Visual Effects
“Life of Pi”

Best Animated Film
“Frankenweenie”

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Intouchables”

Best Documentary
“The Queen of Versailles”

Pauline Kael Breakout Award
Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

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  • Michael Herbertson

    Great list from Florida !

  • http://TheAwardsCircuit Joey Magidson

    Some very deserving wins for Argo…