Alison Willmore 2010

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Alison Willmore is a freelance film journalist and critic. She was the
managing editor of for five years. Her writing has also
appeared in Time Out New York, Time Out Chicago, Wired and The
Threepenny Review. You can find her on Twitter at @alisonwillmore.


Best Feature-Length Film
1. The Social Network
2. Alamar
3. Blue Valentine
4. Enter the Void
5. Winter's Bone
6. Dogtooth
7. Mother
8. Everyone Else
9. 45365
10. I Am Love

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
2. Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
3. Ronald Bronstein, Daddy Longlegs
4. James Franco, 127 Hours
5. Joaquin Phoenix, I'm Still Here

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Isabelle Huppert, White Material
2. Natalie Portman, Black Swan
3. Paz de la Huerta, Enter the Void
4. Kim Hye-ja, Mother
5. Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Michael Fassbender, Fish Tank
2. John Hawkes, Winter's Bone
3. Dustin Hoffman, Barney's Version
4. Miles Teller, Rabbit Hole
5. Jeremy Renner, The Town

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Jackie Weaver, Animal Kingdom
2. Barbara Hershey, Black Swan
3. Jemima Kirke, Tiny Furniture
4. Elle Fanning, Somewhere
5. Amy Adams, The Fighter

Best Direction
1. David Fincher, The Social Network
2. Gaspar Noé, Enter the Void
3. Bong Joon-ho, Mother
4. Luca Guadagnino, I Am Love
5. Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan

Best Screenplay
1. Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
2. Efthimis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos, Dogtooth
3. Bong Joon-ho and Park Eun-kyo, Mother
4. Lee Chang-dong, Secret Sunshine
5. Nicole Holofcener, Please Give

Best Cinematography
1. Benoît Debie, Enter the Void
2. Pedro González-Rubio, Alamar
3. Bill Ross IV and Turner Ross, 45365
4. Matthew Libatique, Black Swan
5. Jeff Cronenweth, The Social Network

Best Editing
1. Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter, The Social Network
2. Heike Parplies, Everyone Else
3. Tom Fulford and Chris King, Exit Through the Gift Shop
4. Moon Sae-kyoung, Mother
5. Andrew Weisblum, Black Swan

Best Cinematic Moment
1. Final scene - Mother
2. Monologue in the car at night - Trash Humpers
3. Rollercoaster ride into car crash - Enter the Void
4. Phoenix Club party/Facemash - The Social Network
5. "Is this our time?" - Winter's Bone
6. Winged dance - Black Swan
7. Night ride home - True Grit
8. Carnival ride - 45365
9. Watching his son sleep at night - Alamar
10. Emma finally leaves - I Am Love

Best Cinematic Breakthrough
1. Maren Ade
2. Banksy
3. Derek Cianfrance
4. Yorgos Lanthimos
5. James Franco

Best Ensemble Performance
1. The Social Network
2. Animal Kingdom
3. Winter's Bone
4. Please Give
5. Night Catches Us

Best Web-Based Criticism

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 2000
1. In the Mood for Love
2. Yi Yi
3. You Can Count on Me
4. Battle Royale
5. American Psycho

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1985
1. Brazil
2. Shoah
3. Ran
4. Vagabond
5. After Hours

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