St. Louis Film Critics Nominations

Christoph Waltz, John Goodman, and Bruce Willis all land Supporting Actor nominations…

Django Unchained Movie PosterBest Picture
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Director
Ben Affleck, “Argo”
Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”
Wes Anderson, “Moonrise Kingdom”
Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
Jamie Foxx, “Django Unchained”
John Hawkes, “The Sessions”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”
Denzel Washington, “Flight”

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Helen Mirren, “Hitchcock”
Aubrey Plaza, “Safety Not Guaranteed”
Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
John Goodman, “Argo”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”
William H. Macy, “The Sessions”
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”
Bruce Willis, “Moonrise Kingdom”

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, “The Master”
Ann Dowd, “Compliance”
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”
Emma Watson, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Life of Pi”
“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
“Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Original Screenplay
“The Cabin in the Woods”
“Django Unchained”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Seven Psychopaths”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Cinematography
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Cloud Atlas”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“The Master”

Best Visual Effects
“The Avengers”
“Cloud Atlas”
“Life of Pi”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Music Score/Soundtrack
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Cloud Atlas”
“The Dark Knight Rises”
“Django Unchained”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Not Fade Away”

Best Animated Film
“Rise of the Guardians”
“Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Fairy”
“Holy Motors”
“The Intouchables”
“The Kid with a Bike”

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

Best Comedy
“The Cabin in the Woods”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Seven Psychopaths”
“Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Arthouse or Festival Film
“The Fairy”
“Safety Not Guaranteed”
“Sleepwalk with Me”
“Take This Waltz”

Best Scene
“Beasts of the Southern Wild – The hurricane (and Wink shooting at it)
“Django Unchained” – the “bag head” bag/mask problems scene
“Flight” – The plane crash
“Hitchcock” – Anthony Hopkins in lobby conducting to music/audience’s reaction during “Psycho” shower scene
“The Impossible” – Opening tsunami scene
“The Master” – The first “processing” questioning scene between Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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