Who Won 17th Annual Critics Choice Awards?

Date: 
Jan 12, 2012

2011 Critics Choice Award Winners

Critics Choice: Best Actor
George Clooney (The Descendants) 
Other Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio (J. Edgar); Jean Dujardin (The Artist); Michael Fassbender (Shame); Ryan Gosling (Drive); Brad Pitt (Moneyball)
Critics Choice: Best Actress
Viola Davis (The Help) 
Other Nominees: Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene); Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady); Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin); Charlize Theron (Young Adult); Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn)
Critics Choice: Best Picture
The Artist 
Other Nominees: The Descendants; Drive; Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; The Help; Hugo; Midnight In Paris; Moneyball; The Tree Of Life; War Horse
Critics Choice: Acting Ensemble
The Help 
Other Nominees: The Artist; Bridesmaids; The Descendants; The Ides Of March
Critics Choice: Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) 
Other Nominees: Stephen Daldry (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close); Alexander Payne (The Descendants); Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive); Martin Scorsese (Hugo); Steven Spielberg (War Horse)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer (Beginners) 
Other Nominees: Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn); Albert Brooks (Drive); Nick Nolte (Warrior); Patton Oswalt (Young Adult); Andy Serkis (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer (The Help) 
Other Nominees: Berenice Bejo (The Artist); Jessica Chastain (The Help); Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids); Carey Mulligan (Shame); Shailene Woodley (The Descendants)
Critics Choice: Animated Feature
Rango 
Other Nominees: The Adventures of Tintin; Arthur Christmas; Kung Fu Panda 2; Puss In Boots
Critics Choice: Writer
Woody Allen (Midnight In Paris) 
Other Nominees: Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist); Will Reiser (50/50); Tom McCarthy (Win Win); Diablo Cody (Young Adult)
Critics Choice: Writer
Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) 
and Aaron Sorkin
Other Nominees: Alexander Payne (The Descendants); Eric Roth (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close); Tate Taylor (The Help); John Logan (Hugo)
Critics Choice: Action Movie
Drive 
Other Nominees: Fast Five; Hanna; Rise of the Planet of the Apes; Super 8
Critics Choice: Comedy
Bridesmaids 
Other Nominees: Crazy Stupid Love; Horrible Bosses; Midnight In Paris; The Muppets
Critics Choice: Young Actor
Thomas Horn (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close) 
Other Nominees: Asa Butterfield (Hugo); Elle Fanning (Super 8); Ezra Miller (We Need To Talk About Kevin); Saoirse Ronan (Hanna); Shailene Woodley (The Descendants)
Critics Choice: Documentary Feature
George Harrison: Living In The Material World 
Other Nominees: Buck; Cave Of Forgotten Dreams; Page One: Inside The New York Times; Project Nim; Undefeated
Critics Choice: Foreign Language Film
A Separation 
Other Nominees: In Darkness; Le Havre;The Skin I Live In; Where Do We Go Now?
Critics Choice: Song
Bret McKenzie (Life's A Happy Song) 
Other Nominees: Hello Hello (Gnomeo & Juliet); The Living Proof (The Help); Man Or Muppet (The Muppets); Pictures In My Head (The Muppets)
Critics Choice: Soundtrack
Ludovic Bource (The Artist) 
Other Nominees: Drive; The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; Hugo; War Horse
Critics Choice: Art Direction
Hugo 
Other Nominees: The Artist; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2; The Tree Of Life; War Horse
Critics Choice: Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki (The Tree Of Life) 
Other Nominees: The Artist; Drive; Hugo
Critics Choice: Costume Design
The Artist 
Mark Bridges
Other Nominees: The Help; Hugo; Jane Eyre; My Week With Marilyn
Critics Choice: Editing
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 
Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
Other Nominees: The Artist; Drive; Hugo; War Horse
Critics Choice: Makeup
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 
Other Nominees: Albert Nobbs; The Iron Lady; J. Edgar; My Week With Marilyn
Critics Choice: Sound
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 
Other Nominees: Hugo; Super 8; The Tree Of Life; War Horse
Critics Choice: Visual Effects
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes 
Other Nominees: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2; Hugo; Super 8; The Tree Of Life
Critics Choice: Cinematography
War Horse 
Other Nominees: The Artist; Drive; Hugo