More Critics Groups Go For ‘The Social Network’


The African American Film Critics Association, the San Francisco Film Critics Association, and the Toronto Film Critics Association add their voices to the chorus of support for The Social Network.

African American Film Critics Association
Awards 2010

Best Feature Film
“The Social Network”

Best Documentary
“Waiting for Superman”

Best Actress
Halle Berry, “Frankie and Alice”

Best Actor
Mark Wahlberg, “The Fighter”

Best Supporting Actress
Kimberly Elise, “For Colored Girls”

Best Supporting Actor
Michael Ealy, “For Colored Girls”

Best Director
Christopher Nolan, “Inception”

Best Screenplay
“Night Catches Us” by Tanya Hamilton

Best Song
“Four Women” composed by N. Simone, “For Colored Girls”

Special Achievement
Lena Horne, Roger Ebert and Melvin Van Peebles.

AAFCA’s Top Ten Films of 2010
1. The Social Network
2. The King’s Speech
3. Inception
4. Black Swan
5. Night Catches Us
6. The Fighter
7. Frankie And Alice
8. Blood Done Sign My Name
9. Get Low
10. For Colored Girls

San Francisco Film Critics Association
Awards 2010

Best Picture
“The Social Network”

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, “Black Swan” and David Fincher, “The Social Network” (Tie)

Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler, “The King’s Speech”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin, “The Social Network”

Best Actor
Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”

Best Actress
Michelle Williams, “Blue Valentine”

Best Supporting Actor
John Hawkes, “Winter’s Bone”

Best Supporting Actress
Jacki Weaver, “Animal Kingdom”

Best Animated Feature
“Toy Story 3”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Mother” (South Korea)

Best Documentary
“The Tillman Story”

Best Cinematography
Matthew Libatique, “Black Swan”

Toronto Film Critics Association
Awards 2010

Best Picture
“The Social Network”
Runners-Up: “Black Swan” “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives”

Best Actor
Jesse Eisenberg, “The Social Network”
Runners-Up: Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech” James Franco, “127 Hours”

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, “Winter’s Bone”
Runners-Up: Natalie Portman, “Black Swan” Michelle Williams, “Blue Valentine”

Best Supporting Actor
Armie Hammer, “The Social Network”
Runners-Up: Christian Bale, “The Fighter” Geoffrey Rush, “The King’s Speech”

Best Supporting Actress
Hailee Steinfeld, “True Grit”
Runners-Up: Amy Adams, “The Fighter” Melissa Leo, “The Fighter”

Best Director
David Fincher, “The Social Network”
Runners-Up: Darren Aronofsky, “Black Swan” Christopher Nolan, “Inception”

Best Screenplay
“The Social Network”, Written By Aaron Sorkin Based On The Book “The Accidental Billionaires” By Ben Mezrich
Runners-Up: “The King’s Speech”, Written By David Seidler “True Grit”, Written By Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Based On The Novel By Charles Portis

Best First Feature
“Exit Through The Gift Shop”, Directed By Banksy
Runners-Up: “Get Low”, Directed By Aaron Schneider “Monsters”, Directed By Gareth Edwards

Best Animated Feature
“How To Train Your Dragon”
Runners-Up: “Despicable Me” “Toy Story 3”

Best Foreign-Language Film
“Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives”
Runners-Up: “Mother” “Of Gods And Men”

Best Documentary Feature
“Exit Through The Gift Shop”
Runners-Up: “Inside Job”  “Marwencol”

Jay Scott Prize For Emerging Talent Writer-Director
Daniel Cockburn (“You Are Here”)

Special Citation to Bruce McDonald, who directed four movies in 2010: “This Movie is Broken,” “Trigger,” “Music from the Big House and “Hard Core Logo 2”

Rogers Best Canadian Film Nominees “Incendies,” directed by Denis Villeneuve “Splice,” directed by Vincenzo Natali “Trigger,” directed by Bruce McDonald

[Source: indieWIRE]

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