‘The Social Network’ Named Best Film By National Board of Review

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
Another Year
The Fighter
Hereafter
Inception
The King’s Speech
Shutter Island
The Social Network
The Town
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

Top Ten Independent films of 2010
Animal Kingdom
Buried
Fish Tank
The Ghost Writer
Greenberg
Let Me In
Monsters
Please Give
Somewhere
Youth in Revolt

Top Six Foreign Films
I Am Love
Incendies
Life, Above All
Of Gods And Men
Soul Kitchen
White Material

Top Six Documentaries
A Film Unfinished
Inside Job
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Restrepo
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.

  • [A]
    December 3, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    The things a good lobby/PR can get

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