Oscars Watch: 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film of 2011: THE DESCENDANTS

Top 10 Films of the Year:
01.THE DESCENDANTS
02.THE ARTIST
03.EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE
04.MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
05.THE TREE OF LIFE
06.HUGO
07.50/50
08.DRIVE
09.SHAME
10.MONEYBALL

Best Actor:
George Clooney – THE DESCENDANTS
Runners-up: Jean Dujardin for THE ARTIST (2)
Michael Fassbender for SHAME (3)
Brad Pitt for MONEYBALL (4)
Michael Shannon for TAKE SHELTER (5)

Best Actress:
Michelle Williams – MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
Runners-up: Tilda Swinton for WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN (2)
Meryl Streep for THE IRON LADY (3)
Charlize Theron for YOUNG ADULT (4)
Kirsten Dunst for MELANCHOLIA (5)



Best Supporting Actor:
Christopher Plummer – BEGINNERS
Runners-up: Albert Brooks for DRIVE (2)
Max von Sydow for EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE (3)
Armie Hammer for J. EDGAR (4)
Kenneth Branagh for MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (5)

Best Supporting Actress:
Shailene Woodley – THE DESCENDANTS
Runners-up: Berenice Bejo for THE ARTIST (2)
Octavia Spencer for THE HELP (3)
Melissa McCarthy for BRIDESMAIDS (4)
Carey Mulligan for SHAME (5)

Best Director:
Alexander Payne – THE DESCENDANTS
Runners-up: Michel Hazanavicius for THE ARTIST (2)
Terrence Malick for THE TREE OF LIFE (3)
Martin Scorsese for HUGO (4)
Woody Allen for MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (5)

Best Foreign-Language Film:
A SEPARATION
Runners-up: THE SKIN I LIVE IN (2)
INCENDIES (3)
13 ASSASSINS (4)
tie between OF GODS AND MEN and CERTIFIED COPY (5)

Best Documentary:
CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS
Runners-up: PROJECT NIM (2)
THE INTERRUPTERS (3)
PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES (4)
BUCK (5)

Best Animated Film:
RANGO
Runner-up: THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

Best Screenplay:
THE DESCENDANTS
Runner-up: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

Best Cinematography:
THE TREE OF LIFE
Runner-up: WAR HORSE

Russell Smith Award:
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

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