Friday, March 1, 2024

The 2011 NBP Film Award Winners

The 2011 NBP Film Community Award Winners were revealed on the Next Best Picture Podcast last Sunday, and now it’s time for the staff at NBP to reveal their own winners for the 2011 NBP Film Awards (you can listen to the live announcement of the winners on yesterday’s show here). For those who would prefer to see them in list form, you can read below to see the winners for what the team at NBP felt was the best cinema had to offer in 2011.

BEST PICTURE
Bridesmaids
The Descendants
Drive
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (RUNNER-UP)
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Hugo
Moneyball
A Separation (WINNER)
The Tree Of Life
We Need To Talk About Kevin

BEST DIRECTOR
David Fincher – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (RUNNER-UP)
Terrence Malick – The Tree Of Life (WINNER)
Bennett Miller – Moneyball
Lynne Ramsay – We Need To Talk About Kevin
Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive

BEST ANIMATED FILM
The Adventures Of Tintin (RUNNER-UP)
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss In Boots
Rango (WINNER)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
Into The Abyss (RUNNER-UP)
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Pina (WINNER)
Project Nim
Undefeated

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Bullhead
Certified Copy (RUNNER-UP)
Once Upon A Time In Anatolia
A Separation (WINNER)
The Skin I Live In

BEST ACTION FILM
Captain America: The First Avenger
Drive (RUNNER-UP)
Hanna
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (WINNER)
X-Men: First Class

BEST COMEDY FILM
50/50
Bridesmaids (WINNER)
Crazy Stupid Love (RUNNER-UP)
Horrible Bosses
Midnight In Paris

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR FILM
Attack The Block
Contagion
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (WINNER)
Source Code
Super 8 (RUNNER-UP)

BEST OVERLOOKED FILM
Margaret
Melancholia (WINNER)
Take Shelter
Weekend
We Need To Talk About Kevin (RUNNER-UP)

BEST ACTRESS
Viola Davis – The Help
Kirsten Dunst – Melancholia (WINNER)
Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (RUNNER-UP)
Tilda Swinton – We Need To Talk About Kevin
Charlize Theron – Young Adult

BEST ACTOR
Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Michael Fassbender – Shame (RUNNER-UP)
Ryan Gosling – Drive
Brad Pitt – Moneyball (WINNER)
Michael Shannon – Take Shelter

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Bérénice Bejo – The Artist
Rose Byrne – Bridesmaids (RUNNER-UP)
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids (WINNER)
Octavia Spencer – The Help

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Albert Brooks – Drive (RUNNER-UP)
Ryan Gosling – Crazy Stupid Love
Nick Nolte – Warrior
Christopher Plummer – Beginners (WINNER)
Alan Rickman – Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
John Boyega – Attack The Block
Jessica Chastain – The Help (WINNER)
Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids (RUNNER-UP)
Elizabeth Olsen – Martha Marcy May Marlene
Corey Stoll – Midnight In Paris

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE
Antonio Banderas – Puss In Boots (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Jack Black – Kung Fu Panda 2
Johnny Depp – Rango
Andy Serkis – The Adventures Of Tintin (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Andy Serkis – Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (WINNER)

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE
Asa Butterfield – Hugo
Elle Fanning – Super 8
Ezra Miller – We Need To Talk About Kevin (WINNER)
Saoirse Ronan – Hanna
Shailene Woodley – The Descendants (RUNNER-UP)

BEST ENSEMBLE
Bridesmaids (WINNER)
Crazy Stupid Love
The Help
Moneyball
A Separation (RUNNER-UP)

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
J.C. Chandor – Margin Call (RUNNER-UP)
Joe Cornish – Attack The Block
Sean Durkin – Martha Marcy May Marlene
John Michael McDonagh – The Guard
Dee Rees – Pariah (WINNER)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Descendants
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (RUNNER-UP)
The Ides Of March
Moneyball (WINNER)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
50/50
Bridesmaids (RUNNER-UP)
Certified Copy
Crazy Stupid Love
A Separation (WINNER)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Artist
Drive (RUNNER-UP)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Melancholia
The Tree Of Life (WINNER)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Artist (WINNER)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Help
Hugo (RUNNER-UP)
Jane Eyre

BEST FILM EDITING
Drive (RUNNER-UP)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (WINNER)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Moneyball
Source Code

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
The Artist
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (WINNER)
The Iron Lady (RUNNER-UP)
My Week With Marilyn

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Artist (RUNNER-UP)
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Hugo (WINNER)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
War Horse

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
The Artist (RUNNER-UP)
Drive
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (WINNER)
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Captain America: The First Avenger – “Star Spangled Man”
The Help – “The Living Proof”
The Muppets – “Life’s A Happy Song” (WINNER)
The Muppets – “Pictures In My Head” (RUNNER-UP)
Rio – “Real In Rio”

BEST SOUND EDITING
Drive (WINNER)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (RUNNER-UP)
Super 8
War Horse

BEST SOUND MIXING
Drive (WINNER)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (RUNNER-UP)
Hugo
Moneyball
Super 8

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (RUNNER-UP)
Hugo
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (WINNER)
Super 8
The Tree Of Life

WIN TALLY
Bridesmaids – 3
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes – 3
A Separation – 3
Drive – 2
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – 2
Melancholia – 2
Moneyball – 2
The Tree Of Life – 2
The Artist – 1
Beginners – 1
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – 1
The Help – 1
Hugo – 1
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – 1
The Muppets – 1
Pariah – 1
Pina – 1
Rango – 1
We Need To Talk About Kevin – 1

A huge thank you to all of the members of the NBP who voted: Dan BayerTom O’ Brien, Danilo Castro, Alyssa ChristianSara Clements, Lauren Cohen, Nadia Dalimonte, Cody Dericks, Brendan Hodges, Daniel Howat, Giovanni Lago, Lauren LaMagna, Will MavityMatt NegliaJosh ParhamEma Sasic & Isaiah Washington

Thank you to our loyal followers and listeners who celebrated our 2011 retrospective with us, and a special shout out to our Patreon subscribers who listened to all of our throwback podcast reviews in full. We have two final throwback podcast reviews coming your way over the next few days with “Hugo” and “The Artist.” We will continue providing you with more throwback reviews during the film awards season tied to the season’s Oscar contenders, and we’ll begin our 2010 retrospective after the Academy Awards have concluded. See you then!

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Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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