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

Andrew Schenker

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Like Someone in Love

3. Barbara

4. Ginger and Rosa

5. Tabu

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Tabu

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

2. Nina Hoss, Barbara

3. Emilie Dequenne, Our Children

4. Elle Fanning, Ginger and Rosa

5. Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Niels Arestrup, Our Children

2. Ronald Zehrfeld, Barbara

3. Noomi Rapace, Passion

Jason Shawhan

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Barbara

3. Something in the Air

4. The Paperboy

5. Fill The Void

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Room 237

2. First Cousin Once Removed

3. The Gatekeepers

4. Leviathan

5. Liv & Ingmar

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out

2. Our Children

3. Bwakaw

4. Flight

5. Beyond The Hills

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Macy Gray, The Paperboy

2. Nina Hoss, Barbara

3. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

4. Cosmina Stratan, Beyond The Hills

5. Hadas Yaron, Fill The Void

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Ronald Zehrfeld, Barbara

2. Mathieu Amalric, You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

3. Kylie Minogue, Holy Motors

4. Olivia Williams, Hyde Park on Hudson

5. Lola Creton, Something in the Air

R. Emmet Sweeney

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Tabu

2. Barbara

3. Holy Motors

4. Mekong Hotel

5. Like Someone in Love

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. Leviathan

3. Leviathan

4. Leviathan

5. Leviathan

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

2. Nina Hoss, Barbara

3. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone in Love

4. Jenjira Pongpas, Mekong Hotel

5. Teresa Madruga, Tabu

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Seagulls, Leviathan

2. Kylie Minogue, Holy Motors

3. Ronald Zehrfeld, Barbara

4. Edith Scob, Holy Motors

5. Laura Soveral, Tabu

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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...