January 15, 2011
Firth, Portman Top Critics' Choice Awards
The awards season heated up Friday when the 16th Annual Critics Choice Awards handed out their prizes to actors Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and films "The Social Network" and "Inception."
"Inception" and "The Social Network" scored the most love from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, with the former receiving most of the technical honors. "Network" was named Best Picture and nabbed three other wins, including Best Director for David Fincher. Portman picked up the award for Best Actress for her turn in "Black Swan," while Firth took home Best Actor for "The King's Speech." Co-stars Christian Bale and Melissa Leo earned the Best Supporting awards for their performances as son and mother in "The Fighter."
The 16th Annual Critics' Choice Awards were broadcast live on VH1.
Here is the complete list of winners:
"The Social Network"
Colin Firth, "The King's Speech"
Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, "The Fighter"
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo, "The Fighter"
Best Young Actor/Actress
Hailee Steinfeld, "True Grit"
Best Acting Ensemble
David Fincher, "The Social Network"
Best Original Screenplay
"The King's Speech," David Seidler
Best Adapted Screenplay
"The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin
"Inception," Wally Pfister
Best Art Direction
"Inception," Guy Hendrix Dyas
"Inception," Lee Smith
Best Costume Design
"Alice in Wonderland," Colleen Atwood
"Alice in Wonderland"
Best Visual Effects
Best Animated Feature
"Toy Story 3"
Best Action Movie
Best Picture Made for Television
Best Foreign Language Film
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
Best Documentary Feature
"Waiting for Superman"
"If I Rise," performed by Dido and A.R. Rahman/ music by A.R. Rahman/ lyrics by Dido Armstrong and Rollo Armstrong, "127 Hours"
"The Social Network," Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross