Awards Tour 2012: Hugo Wins National Board of Review

by | December 2, 2011 | Comments

Martin Scorsese’s first foray in the world of family cinema has proven to be another feather in the director’s cap as Hugo takes the top honors from the National Board of Review.

Best Film



The Artist


The Descendants



The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2


The Ides of March


J. Edgar


The Tree of Life


War Horse


Best Actor

George Clooney

The Descendants

Best Actress

Tilda Swinton

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Supporting Actor

Christopher Plummer


Best Supporting Actress

Shailene Woodley

The Descendants

Best Director

Martin Scorsese


Best Original Screenplay

50/50, Will Reiser

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Descendants, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Breakthrough Performance

Felicty Jones, Like Crazy; Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Foreign Film

A Separation

Top 5 Foreign Films

13 Assassins, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, Footnote, Le Havre, Point Blank

Best Documentary

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Top 5 Documentaries

Born to be Wild, George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Buck, Project Nim, Senna

Best Animated Feature


Best Ensemble Cast

The Help

Best Debut Director

J.C. Chandor, Margin Call

Spotlight Award

Michael Fassbender: A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, Shame, X-Men: First Class

NBR Freedom of Expression

Crime After Crime, Pariah

Special Achievement in Filmmaking

The Harry Potter franchise

Top 10 Independent Films

50/50, Another Earth, Beginners, A Better Life, Cedar Rapids, Margin Call, Shame, Take Shelter, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Win Win

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