3rd Annual Chrisfilm Awards (2012)

Every year, to celebrate the Academy Awards, I come up with my personal list of nominations and winners. I didn’t get around to seeing many of the nominations (nor did I want to in many cases), so these awards are going to look quite a bit different than the ones you watch on Sunday. Hope you enjoy!

And so begins the 3rd Annual Chrisfilm Awards.

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Best Supporting Actor:

Hunter McCracken, The Tree of Life

Alan Rickman, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Mark Strong, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Kiefer Sutherland, Melancholia

And the winner is…

Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method

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Best Supporting Actress:

Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life

Olivia Colman, Tyrannosaur

Charlotte Gainsbourg, Melancholia

Robin Wright, The Conspirator

And the winner is…

Jessica Chastain, Take Shelter

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Best Cinematography:

Chris Blauvelt, Meek’s Cutoff

Manuel Alberto Claro, Melancholia

Alma Har’el, Bombay Beach

Newton Thomas Sigel, Drive

And the winner is…

Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of Life

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Best Actress:

Brit Marling, Another Earth

Saoirse Ronan, Hanna

Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Michelle Williams, Meek’s Cutoff

And the winner is…

Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

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Best Actor:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50

Ryan Gosling, Drive

Ewan McGregor, Beginners

Peter Mullan, Tyrannosaur

And the winner is…

Michael Shannon, Take Shelter

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Best Director:

Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life

Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive

Lars Von Trier, Melancholia

Joe Wright, Hanna

And the winner is…

Kelly Reichardt, Meek’s Cutoff

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Best Picture of 2011:

Another Earth

Bombay Beach

Contagion

Drive

Hanna

Meek’s Cutoff

Melancholia

Take Shelter

Tyrannosaur

And the winner is…

The Tree of Life

3 Responses to “3rd Annual Chrisfilm Awards (2012)”

  1. WHAT?!?! Malick has again been robbed of a Best Director award!!!

    • Malick is the best director alive, but he made a a slight flaw in being a little over-ambitious while Reichardt made some key decisions in her film that took what could have been a good film and make it a fantastic film

  2. Just a few notes:

    1. Again, the Best Cinematography award was tough. I could have easily picked out 10 that deserved nominations.
    2. Michelle Williams owns the Chrisfilm award. In 3 years, 4 nominations and 2 wins. I wonder what she’ll bring us next year.
    3. Both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress were very strong this year. The women were dominant in 2012.

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