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Criticwire at NYFF Poll: The Best Films and Performances

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Indiewire October 16, 2012 at 12:39PM

The renewed appreciation for Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" might be the biggest takeaway from Criticwire's NYFF poll.
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Chris Knipp

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE:

1. Amour

2. Holy Motors

3. Barbara

4. Beyond the Hills

5. No

BEST DOCUMENTARIES:

1. Leviathan

2. Caesar Must Die

3. First Cousin Once Removed

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM:

1. Here and There

2. The Dead Man and Being Happy

3. The Last Time I Saw Macao

4. Ginger and Rosa

5. Hyde Park on Hudson

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE:

1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

2. Jean-Louis Trintignant & Emanuelle Riva, Amour

3. Suraj Sharma, Life of Pi

4. Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE:

1. John Goodman, Flight

2. Kelly Reilly, Flight

3. Zac Efron, The Paperboy

4. Macy Gray, The Paperboy

Gary M. Kramer

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Here and There

2. Like Someone in Love

3. No

4. Tabu

5. Our Children

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. First Cousin Once Removed

2. Last Tim I Saw Macao

3. Leviathan

4. The Savoy King

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Night Across The Street

2. Kinshasha Kids

3. Camille Rewinds

4. Flight

5. Room 237

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Pedro De los Santos Juarez, Here and There

2. Tadashu Okuno, Like Someone in Love

3. Neslihan Atagul, Araf

4. Zac Efron, The Paperboy

5. Gael Garcia Bernal, No

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Niels Arestrup, Our Children

2. Salvatore Striano, Caesar Must Die

3. David Oyelowo, The Paperboy

4. Laura Soveral, Tabu

5. Cindy Scrash, The Last Time I Saw Macao

Alec Kubas-Meyer

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Beyond the Hills

2. No

3. Caesar Must Die

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Leviathan

2. Night Across the Street

3. Room 237

4. Life of Pi

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Cristina Flutur, Beyond the Hills

2. Gael García Bernal, No

3. Cosmina Stratan, Beyond the Hills

4. Salvatore Striano, Caesar Must Die

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Valeriu Andriuta, Beyond the Hills

2. Cosimo Rega, Caesar Must Die

Peter Labuza

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Something in the Air

2. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!

3. Passion

4. Like Someone In Love

5. Tabu

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Room 237

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Beyond the Hills

2. Holy Motors

3. Lines of Wellington

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

2. Nina Hoss, Barbara

3. Emmanuel Riva, Amour

4. Denzel Washington, Flight

5. Jean Louis-Trigtinant, Amour

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Lola Creton, Something in the Air

2. Carole Combes, Something in the Air

3. Sabine Azema, You Ain't Seen Nothin Yet!

4. Karoline Herfuth, Passion

5. Matthieu Almaric, You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Michael Lee

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Something in the Air

2. No

3. Amour

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Passion

2. The Paperboy

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denzel Washington, Flight

2. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

3. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. David Strathairn, Lincoln

2. Alfredo Castro, No

This article is related to: New York Film Festival, Criticwire, Critics' Poll, Holy Motors , Amour, Something In the Air, Beyond The Hills, Tabu, Barbara, Frances Ha, Life of Pi, Leviathan, Room 237, The Gatekeepers, First Cousin Once Removed, Caesar Must Die (Cesare deve morire), Liv & Ingmar, Casting By, Not Fade Away, Passion, Flight, The Paperboy, Leviathan, Life of Pi, Hyde Park on Hudson, Lines of Wellington, Lincoln, The Last Time I Saw Macao







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