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"The Artist" Leads New York Film Critics Online Award Winners

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 11, 2011 at 4:03PM

The New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) have given Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist" its top prize, joining a mulitude of other critics groups who have done the same.
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The New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) have given Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist" its top prize, joining a mulitude of other critics groups who have done the same.

The film took best picture and best director honors, while Michael Shannon, Meryl Streep, Albert Brooks and Melissa McCarthy won acting honors. "A Separation" and "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" won foreign film and documentary, respectively (the same as they did at the New York Film Critics Awards).

Last year, David Fincher's "The Social Network" led the way, taking best picture, best director, and best screenplay. Acting winners included James Franco, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Melissa Leo.

Full list of this year's announced winners below. Check out a list of all the awards so far this year here.

Picture
"The Artist"

Actor
Michael Shannon, "Take Shelter"

Actress
Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"

Director
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"

Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks, "Drive"

Best Supporting Actress
Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"

Breakthrough Performer
Jessica Chastain, "Coriolanus," "The Debt," "The Help," "Take Shelter," "Texas Killing Fields," "The Tree of Life"

Debut Director
Joe Cornish, "Attack The Block"

Ensemble Cast
"Bridesmaids"

Screenplay
The Descendants

Documentary
"Cave of Forgotten Dreams"

Foreign Language
"A Separation"

Animated
The Adventures of Tintin

Cinematography
The Tree of Life

Film Music or Score
The Artist

This article is related to: Critics' Groups