Thursday, February 23, 2012

2011's Individual Standouts

The *best of the best from 2011...

*winners in bold

DIRECTOR

Nuri Bilge Ceylan, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”
Ulrich Köhler, “Sleeping Sickness”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Margaret”
Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life”
Mike Mills, “Beginners”

FINALISTS: Lars Von Trier, “Melancholia”; Steven Spielberg, “The Adventures of Tintin”; Kelly Reichardt, “Meek’s Cutoff"; Bennett Miller, “Moneyball”; Joe Wright, “Hanna”; Oren Moverman, “Rampart”; Andrew Haigh, “Weekend”; Julia Leigh, “Sleeping Beauty”; 

NOTEWORTHY: Ben Wheatley, “Kill List”; Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”; Nicholas Winding Refn, “Drive”; Steve James, “The Interrupters”


ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Olivia Colman, “Tyrannosaur”
Kirsten Dunst, “Melancholia”
Liana Liberato, “Trust”
Anna Paquin, “Margaret”
Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”

FINALISTS: Adepero Oduye, “Pariah”; Zoe Heran, “Tomboy”; Elizabeth Olsen, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”; Emily Browning, “Sleeping Beauty”; Mia Wasikowska, “Jane Eyre”; Charlize Theron, “Young Adult”; Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”; Viola Davis, “The Help” 

NOTEWORTHY: Felicity Jones, “Like Crazy”; Keira Knightley, “A Dangerous Method”; Robin Wright, “The Conspirator”; Felicity Jones, “Chalet Girl”; Charlotte Gainsbourg, “Melancholia”; Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”; Saoirse Ronan, “Hanna”; Elena Anaya, “The Skin I Live In”


ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Woody Harrelson, “Rampart”
Ewan McGregor, “Beginners”
Chris New, “Weekend”
Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”
Owen Wilson, “Midnight in Paris”

FINALISTS: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”; Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter”; Tom Cullen, “Weekend”; Matthew McConaughey, “The Lincoln Lawyer”; Gary Oldman, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”; Peyman Mooadi, “A Separation”

NOTEWORTHY: Jean-Christophe Folly, “Sleeping Sickness”; Pierre Bokma, “Sleeping Sickness”; Michael Fassbender, Shame”; Brendan Gleeson, “The Guard”; Neil Maskell, "Kill List"; Mel Gibson, “The Beaver”; Steve Carrell, “Crazy Stupid Love”; Rob Brydon, “The Trip”; Bill Nighy, “Page Eight”


ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jeannie Berlin, “Margaret”
Melanie Laurent, “Beginners”
Lin Dan Pham, “Adrift”
Vanessa Redgrave, “Coriolanus”
Robin Wright, “Rampart”

FINALISTS: Brie Larson, “Rampart; Sareh Bayat, “A Separation”; Maria Doyle Kennedy, “Albert Nobbs”; Jessica Chastain, “The Help”; Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”; Claire Sloma, “The Myth of the American Sleepover”; Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”; Pernell Walker, “Pariah”

NOTEWORTHY: J. Smith Cameron, "Margaret"; Cate Blanchett, “Hanna”; Sarah Paulson, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”; Emma Stone, “Crazy Stupid Love”; Louise Harris, “Snowtown”; Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”; Jessica Chastain, “The Tree of Life”; Gwyneth Paltrow, “Contagion”; Kim Wayans, “Pariah”;


ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Bruce Greenwood, “Meek’s Cutoff”
Daniel Henshall, “Snowtown”
Nick Nolte, “Warrior"
Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”
Michael Smiley, “Kill List”

FINALISTS: Muhammet Uzuner, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”; Brad Pitt, “The Tree of Life”; Albert Brooks, “Drive”; John Hurt, “Page Eight”; Tom Hardy, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”;

NOTEWORTHY:  Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”; Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Ides of March”; Shahab Hosseini, “A Separation”; Shea Wigham, “Take Shelter”; Bobby Canavale, “Win Win”; Ben Kingsley, “Hugo”; Paul Giamatti, “The Ides of March”; Kieran Culkin, “Margaret”

2 comments:

Alex in Movieland said...

where's Meryl? :P


interesting choices, though.

Runs Like A Gay said...

Some great choices - although I have to ask if you ever get a chance to sleep between all these movies?