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October 16, 2012 12:39 PM
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Criticwire at NYFF Poll: The Best Films and Performances

Rodrigo Perez

BEST NARRATIVE

1. "Life Of Pi"

2. "No"

3. "Frances Ha"

4. "Something In the Air"

5. "Ginger And Rosa"

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. "Passion"

2. "Lincoln"

3. "Not Fade Away"

4. "Flight"

5. "The Paperboy"

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Elle Fanning, "Ginger & Rosa"

2. Gael Garcia Bernal, "No"

3. Jean-Louis Trintignant, "Amour"

4. Suraj Sharma, "Life of PI"

5. Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha"

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Nicole Kidman, "The Paperboy"

2. Bruce Greenwood, "Flight"

3. Alessandro Nivola, "Ginger & Rosa"

4. Mickey Sumner, "Frances Ha"

5. Rachel McAdams, "Passion"

Joseph Pomp

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Amour

3. Like Someone in Love

4. Our Children

5. Beyond the Hills

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Jean-Louis Tringtinant, Amour

2. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

3. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone in Love

4. Emilie Dequenne, Our Children

5. Nina Hoss, Barbara

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Lola Créton, Something in the Air

2. James Badge Dale, Flight

3. Isabelle Huppert, Amour

4. Valeriu Andriuta, Beyond the Hills

5. Lambert Wilson, You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!

Richard Porton

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Tabu

3. Something in the Air

4. Like Someone in Love

5. No

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. Room 237

3. Liv and Ingmar

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. The Last Time I Saw Macau

2. Lines of Wellington

3. Not Fade Away

BEST PERFORMANCE

1. Denis Lavant

2. Elle Fanning

3. Gael Garcia Bernal

4. The CGI tiger in Life of PI

Rania Richardson

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Beyond the Hills

2. Something in the Air

3. Frances Ha

4. Barbara

5. Amour

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. John Cassavetes

3. Samuel Fuller

4. Godard/Lang

5. Casting By

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Memories Look at Me

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Cristina Flutur

2. Cosmina Stratan

3. Nina Hoss

4. Emmanuelle Riva

5. Greta Gerwig

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Valeriu Andriuta

Fariha Roisin

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Beyond The Hills

2. Frances Ha

3. Like Someone In Love

4. Amour

5. Holy Motors

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. The Gatekeepers

2. First Cousin Once Removed

3. Caesar Must Die

4. Casting By

5. War Of Volcanoes

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Leviathan

2. Liv and Ingmar

3. Night Across The Street

4. Passion

5. Lines of Wellington

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

2. Emilie Dequenne, Our Children

3. Hadas Yaron, Fill The Void

4. Elle Fanning, Ginger and Rosa

5. Dennis Lavant, Holy Motors

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone In Love

2. Alessandro Nivolla, Ginger and Rosa

3. Ronald Zehrfeld, Barbara

4. Bill Murray, Hyde Park On Hudson

5. Jack Huston, Not Fade Away

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3 Comments

  • brian fantana | October 16, 2012 2:24 PMReply

    holy motors - holy cow - perhaps the most pretentious piece of cinematic crap to pass itself off as a movie in years - it is this type of movie that is championed by this group of naval gazing critics that gives art house cinema a bad name and which alienates everyone -
    boring

  • Brando | October 16, 2012 1:05 PMReply

    NO MENTION of DDL in top 10.... very interesting!

  • David Ehrlich | October 16, 2012 2:20 PM

    my guess is that relatively few of the critics saw LINCOLN (as it was a one-off "secret screening"), and that some of those who did didn't feel right judging it alongside the main slate titles. DDL placed somewhere on my ballot...