The National Board of Review has awarded David Fincher's The Social Network with Best Film of the Year, Fincher got Best Director, Jesse Eisenberg took home Best Actor and Aaron Sorkin won for Best Screenplay. I can't really argue... I loved The Social Network, and any awards that it wins are well deserved.
The National Board of Review is a non-profit group made up of 110 "film enthusiasts, academics, professionals, and students" and today they sent out its list of award winners for film achievement in 2010.
The only award I don't really agree with is the Best Actress award, it should have gone to Natalie Portman for Black Swan. Check out the list of winners below and tell us what you think!
Best Film: The Social Network
Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Best Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Best Foreign Film: Of Gods and Men
Best Documentary: Waiting For “Superman”
Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3
Best Ensemble Cast: The Town
Breakthrough Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Spotlight Award for Best Directorial Debut: Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, Restrepo
Best Original Screenplay: Chris Sparling, Buried
Best Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Special Filmmaking Achievement Award: Sofia Coppola, for for writing, directing, and producing Somewhere
William K. Everson Film History Award: Leonard Maltin
NBR Freedom of Expression: Fair Game, Conviction, Howl
Top Eleven Films (In alphabetical order): Another Year, The Fighter, Hereafter, Inception, The King’s Speech, Shutter Island, The Social Network, The Town, Toy Story 3, True Grit, Winter’s Bone
Top Ten Independent Films (In alphabetical order): Animal Kingdom, Buried, Fish Tank, The Ghost Writer, Greenberg, Let Me In, Monsters, Please Give, Somewhere, Youth in Revolt
Top Six Foreign Films (In alphabetical order): I Am Love, Incendies, Life, Above All, Of Gods And Men, Soul Kitchen, White Material
Top Six Documentary Films (In alphabetical order): A Film Unfinished, Inside Job, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, Restrepo, The Tillman Story, Waiting For “Superman”
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