It’s officially film awards season! Today the National Board of Review released their list of winners for the best in film for 2010. The Social Network was a big winner. The movie picked up Best Picture, Best Actor (Jesse Eisenberg), Best Adapted Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin), and Best Director (David Fincher).
The National Board of Review typically releases their list toward the beginning of the film season. Last year they picked Up in the Air as Best Picture. It did not go on to win an Oscar, though it was nominated.
Here are the major awards that were announced.
Best Film The Social Network
Best Director David Finch, The Social Network
Best Actor Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Best Actress Lesley Manville, Another Year
Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best Supporting Actress Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Best Foreign Film Of Gods and Men
Best Documentary Film Waiting for Superman
Best Ensemble Cast The Town
Breakthrough Performance Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Best Original Screenplay Chris Sparling, Buried
The group also named the top films in a few categories:
Top Eleven films of 2010
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
Top Ten Independent films of 2010
The Ghost Writer
Let Me In
Youth in Revolt
Top Six Foreign Films
I Am Love
Life, Above All
Of Gods And Men
Top Six Documentaries
A Film Unfinished
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
The Tillman Story
Waiting For “Superman”
For a complete list of winners, visit the NBR website. Be sure to keep checking back here at The Flickcast for all the big awards announcements.