Argo Wins At The Critics Choice Awards

Silver Linings scores four

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While Ben Affleck was shut out of the director category at yesterday morning’s Oscar nominations announcement, he and team Argo can take some comfort that he scored a win at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critic’s Choice Awards, which were handed out in Santa Monica.

But it was Silver Linings Playbook that emerged as the night’s big winner, scoring Best Ensemble, Best Comedy, and the acting awards (comedy division) for stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. She even scored two awards thanks to the odd new genre categories announced this year, as she also won Best Actress In An Action Film for The Hunger Games.

Plenty of films scored gongs this year, though Lincoln only reaped three (Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Adapted Screenplay for Tony Kushner and Original Score for John Williams) despite dominating the nominations.

Check out the full list of winners below.

BEST PICTURE Argo

BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Affleck - Argo

BEST ACTOR
Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables

B**EST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY*
Quentin Tarantino -
Django Unchained*

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Tony Kushner - Lincoln

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Wreck-It Ralph

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Searching for Sugar Man

BEST ENSEMBLE
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST YOUNG ACTOR
Quvenzhané Wallis - Beasts Of The Southern Wild

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Claudio Miranda - Life Of Pi

BEST ART DIRECTION
Sarah Greenwood - Anna Karenina

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Jacqueline Durran - Anna Karenina

BEST FILM EDITING
William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor - Zero Dark Thirty

BEST MAKEUP
Cloud Atlas

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Life Of Pi

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
John Williams - Lincoln

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Adele and Paul Epworth – Skyfall, Skyfall

BEST COMEDY
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR FILM
Looper

BEST ACTION FILM
Skyfall

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION FILM
Daniel Craig - Skyfall

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION FILM
Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games