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by Peter Knegt
December 28, 2011 3:24 PM
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Austin Critics Go For 'Hugo,' Shannon, Swinton

Chloe Moretz and Asa Butterfield in "Hugo." Paramount Pictures

The Austin Film Critics Association have announced their annual awards, with Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" taking the top prize. Nicolas Winding Refn took best director honors for "Drive," while Michael Shannon, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks and Jessica Chastain won acting honors.

The full list of winners below. Check out a list of all the awards so far this year here.

Best Film: "Hugo"

Best Director: Nicolas Winding Refn, "Drive"

Best Actor: Michael Shannon, "Take Shelter"

Best Actress: Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin"

Best Supporting Actor: Albert Brooks, "Drive"

Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Chastain, "Take Shelter"

Best Adapted Screenplay: "Drive"

Best Original Screenplay: "Midnight in Paris"

Best Cinematography: "The Tree of Life"

Best Original Score: "Attack the Block"

Best Documentary: "Senna"

Best Foreign Language Film: "I Saw the Devil"

Breakthrough Artist Award: Jessica Chastain

Best First Film: Joe Cornish, "Attack the Block"

Austin Film Award: "Take Shelter"

Top 10 films (in order): "Hugo," "Drive," "Take Shelter," "Midnight in Paris," "Attack the Block," "The Artist," "Martha Marcy May Marlene," "I Saw the Devil," "13 Assassins" and "Melancholia"

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  • ProfDave | December 28, 2011 5:38 PMReply

    I'm thrilled at the love shown for Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain (take shelter was her best performance this year). Hopefully the Academy will reward some authetnic films rather than overblown movies like War Horse and Moneyball.