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“The Artist” Leads New York Film Critics Online Award Winners

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

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.

“The Artist”

Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter”

Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

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

The Descendants

“Cave of Forgotten Dreams”

Foreign Language
“A Separation”

The Adventures of Tintin

The Tree of Life

Film Music or Score
The Artist

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