New York Film Critics Circle Names ZERO DARK THIRTY Best Film; Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, and Matthew McConaughey Win Acting Awards

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The New York Film Critics Circle has kicked the awards race off in earnest, and the love was spread primarily between Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln.  The drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden took home Best Picture, Best Director for Kathryn Bigelow, and Best Cinematographer, while Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln was awarded Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actress.  The group also had a couple of left field choices with the Best Supporting Actor award going to Matthew McConaughey for Magic Mike (alright, alright, alright) and Best Actress going to Rachel Weisz for The Deep Blue Sea.  McConaughey winning the trophy was a pleasant surprise, but Weisz’s win is a tad baffling.

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THE SOCIAL NETWORK Named Best Film by New York Film Critics Circle

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Winning a million awards isn’t cool.  You know what’s cool?  A billion awards.  David Fincher’s  The Social Network is continuing its winning streak by nabbing Best Film and Best Director from the New York Film Critics Circle.  And while the Best Picture race may be starting to sew itself up, it’s still unclear who will take home the acting trophies.  Colin Firth won Best Actor for The King’s Speech, Annette Bening won Best Actress for The Kids Are All Right, Mark Ruffalo won Best Supporting Actor for The Kids Are All Right, and Melissa Leo won Best Supporting Actress for The Fighter.  Hit the jump for the full list of winners.

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