Saturday, October 1, 2022

The 2012 NBP Film Award Winners

Our 2012 retrospective is over. ​The 2012 NBP Film Community Award Winners were revealed last week and now it’s time for the staff at NBP to reveal their own winners for the 2012 NBP Film Awards. The winners were revealed on Sunday during Episode 308 of the Next Best Picture Podcast but for those who would prefer to see them in list form, you can click below to see the winners for what we felt was the best that cinema had to offer in 2012.​

Thank you.

BEST PICTURE
Amour
Argo
Django Unchained
Lincoln
The Master (WINNER)
Moonrise Kingdom
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook (RUNNER-UP)
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST DIRECTOR
Wes Anderson – Moonrise Kingdom
Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty (RUNNER-UP)
Ang Lee – Life Of Pi
Steven Spielberg – Lincoln
Paul Thomas Anderson – The Master (WINNER)

BEST ENSEMBLE
Django Unchained
Lincoln (WINNER TIE)
The Master (RUNNER-UP)

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook (WINNER TIE)

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty (WINNER TIE)
Marion Cotillard – Rust And Bone
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook (RUNNER-UP
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour (WINNER TIE)

Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts Of The Southern Wild

BEST ACTOR
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln (RUNNER-UP)
Jean-Louis Trintignant – Amour
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master (WINNER)
Denzel Washington – Flight

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams – The Master
Samantha Barks – Les Misérables (RUNNER-UP)
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables (WINNER)
Emma Watson – The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Javier Bardem – Skyfall
Leonardo DiCaprio – Django Unchained
Dwight Henry – Beasts Of The Southern Wild (RUNNER-UP)
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
Phillip Seymour Hoffman – The Master (WINNER)

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE
Jared Gilman – Moonrise Kingdom
Kara Hayward – Moonrise Kingdom
Tom Holland – The Impossible
Logan Lerman – The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (RUNNER-UP)
Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts Of The Southern Wild (WINNER)

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE
John C. Reilly – Wreck-It Ralph
Kelly Macdonald – Brave
Elaine Stritch – ParaNorman
Sarah Silverman – Wreck-It Ralph (WINNER)
Alan Tudyk – Wreck-It Ralph (RUNNER-UP)

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
Dane DeHaan – Chronicle
Dwight Henry – Beasts Of The Southern Wild (WINNER)
Scoot McNairy – Killing Them Softly (RUNNER-UP)

Suraj Sharma – Life Of Pi
Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Drew Goddard – The Cabin In The Woods (RUNNER-UP)
Jason Moore – Pitch Perfect
Rich Moore – Wreck-It Ralph
Lorene Scafaria – Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World
Benh Zeitlin – Beasts Of The Southern Wild (WINNER)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Argo
Beasts Of The Southern Wild (RUNNER-UP)
Lincoln (WINNER TIE)

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook (WINNER TIE)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Amour
The Cabin In The Woods (RUNNER-UP)
Django Unchained
The Master (WINNER)
Moonrise Kingdom

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Anna Karenina
Life Of Pi (RUNNER-UP)
Lincoln
The Master (WINNER TIE)
Skyfall (WINNER TIE)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina (WINNER)
Django Unchained (RUNNER-UP)

Les Misérables
Lincoln
Snow White And The Huntsman

BEST FILM EDITING
Argo
Cloud Atlas (RUNNER-UP)
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty (WINNER)

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
Anna Karenina (RUNNER-UP)
Cloud Atlas (WINNER)

Les Misérables
Lincoln
Men In Black 3

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina (WINNER)
Les Misérables
Lincoln
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom (RUNNER-UP)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Anna Karenina (RUNNER-UP)
Cloud Atlas (WINNER)

The Dark Knight Rises
Life Of Pi
Lincoln

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Who Did That To You” – Django Unchained
“Safe & Sound” – The Hunger Games (RUNNER-UP)
“Suddenly” – Les Misérables
“Skyfall” – Skyfall (WINNER)
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” – Ted

BEST SOUND EDITING
Django Unchained
Life Of Pi
Prometheus
Skyfall (WINNER)
Zero Dark Thirty (RUNNER-UP)

BEST SOUND MIXING
Argo
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall (RUNNER-UP)
Zero Dark Thirty (WINNER)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
The Avengers
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life Of Pi (WINNER)
Prometheus (RUNNER-UP)

Snow White And The Huntsman

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Brave (RUNNER-UP)
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Secret World Of Arrietty
Wreck-It Ralph (WINNER)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
How To Survive A Plague
The Imposter (RUNNER-UP)
The Invisible War
Queen Of Versailles (WINNER TIE)
Searching For Sugarman (WINNER TIE)

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
Amour (WINNER)
No
Oslo, August 31st (RUNNER-UP)
A Royal Affair
Rust And Bone

BEST ACTION FILM
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hunger Games
The Raid: Redemption (RUNNER-UP)
Skyfall (WINNER)

BEST COMEDY FILM
21 Jump Street (WINNER)
Moonrise Kingdom (RUNNER-UP)
Pitch Perfect
Silver Linings Playbook
Ted

BEST SCIFI/HORROR FILM
The Cabin In The Woods (WINNER)
Cloud Atlas
Looper (RUNNER-UP)
Prometheus
Sinister

BEST OVERLOOKED FILM
End Of Watch
Holy Motors (RUNNER-UP)
Killing Them Softly
Magic Mike
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (WINNER)

WINNER TALLY
The Master – 6
Skyfall – 4
Beasts Of The Southern Wild – 3
Zero Dark Thirty – 3
Amour – 2
Anna Karenina – 2
Cloud Atlas – 2
Lincoln – 2
Silver Linings Playbook – 2
Wreck-It Ralph – 2
21 Jump Street – 2
The Cabin In The Woods – 1
Les Misérables – 1
Life Of Pi – 1
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower – 1
Queen Of Versailles – 1
Searching For Sugarman – 1

I would like to give a big thank you to the NBP Team and the NBP Film Community for making this year’s retrospective a fun and rewarding experience as we looked back on films celebrating their tenth anniversaries this year. Special shout out to the NBP Team who voted on this year’s retrospective winners. Please give them all a follow: Nicole AckmanDan BayerTom O’ BrienZoe Rose BryantDanilo CastroSara ClementsNadia DalimonteEve O’DeaCody DericksDaniel HowatLauren LaMagnaWill MavityJosh ParhamEma Sasic & Amy Smith

We will be back with our 2011 retrospective once the Oscars are over in 2023. Until then!

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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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