2012 National Society Of Film Critics Awards Announced!

BEST PICTURE

MELANCHOLIA – Lars Von Trier

BEST ACTOR

BRAD PITT – Moneyball, The Tree Of Life

BEST ACTRESS

KIRSTEN DUNST – Melancholia

BEST DIRECTOR

TERRENCE MALICK – The Tree Of Life

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

ALBERT BROOKS – Drive

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

JESSICA CHASTAIN – The Tree Of Life, The Help, Take Shelter

BEST NON FICTION

THE CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS – Werner Herzog

BEST SCREENPLAY

A SEPARATION – Asghar Farhadi

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

THE TREE OF LIFE – Emanuel Lubezki

EXPERIMENTAL

SEEING THE MONKEY – Ken Jacobs

FILM HERITAGE

1. BAMcinématek for its complete Vincente Minnelli retrospective with all titles shown on 16 mm. or 35 mm. film.
2. Lobster Films, Groupama Gan Foundation for Cinema and the Technicolor Foundation for Cinema for the restoration of the color version of George Méliès’s “A Trip to the Moon.”
3. New York’s Museum of Modern Art for its extensive retrospective of Weimar Cinema.
4. Flicker Alley for their box set Landmarks Of Early Soviet Film.
5. Criterion Collecton for its 2-disc DVD package The Complete Jean Vigo.