The Social Network and The Kids Are All Right Do Well with the New York Film Critics Circle

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12/13/2010 2:30 PM |

It’s impossible to keep up with all the year-end laurels being handed out by individuals, organizations, critics groups, etc., but as the New York Film Critics Circle is practically in our backyard (or, anyway, close enough to us that we sometimes try to peer over our back fence see what’s going on there). They met and voted today; as ever, respectable consensus wins out, and also Carlos. Awards after the jump; awkward inside-baseball anecdotes hopefully to leak out soon:

Best FilmThe Social Network
Best Director – David Fincher (The Social Network)
Best Screenplay – Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg (The Kids Are All Right)
Best Actress – Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right)
Best Actor – Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)
Best Supporting Actress – Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
Best Supporting Actor – Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)
Best Cinematography – Matthew Libatique (Black Swan)
Best Animated FilmThe Illusionist
Best Non-fiction Film Inside Job
Best Foreign Language FilmCarlos
Best First FeatureAnimal Kingdom