Detroit Film Critics Society

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The Detroit Film Critics Society is a film critic organization based in Detroit, Michigan, United States. It was founded in 2007 and comprises a group of over twenty film critics. To become a member, the critic must have reviewed at least twelve films a year in an established publication with no more than two per publication admitted. It presents annual awards at the end of the year, for the best films of the preceding year.[1]

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2007

Best Film

No Country for Old Men

Best Director

Joel Coen and Ethan CoenNo Country for Old Men

Best Actor

George ClooneyMichael Clayton as Michael Clayton

Best Actress

Ellen PageJuno as Juno MacGuff

Best Supporting Actor

Javier BardemNo Country for Old Men as Anton Chigurh

Best Supporting Actress

Tilda SwintonMichael Clayton as Karen Crowder

Best Cast

Juno

Best Newcomer

Diablo CodyJuno

2008

Best Film

Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director

Danny BoyleSlumdog Millionaire

Best Actor

Mickey RourkeThe Wrestler as Randy "The Ram" Robinson

Best Actress

Kate WinsletRevolutionary Road as April Wheeler

Best Supporting Actor

Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight as The Joker

Best Supporting Actress

Marisa TomeiThe Wrestler as Pam / Cassidy

Best Cast

Frost/Nixon

Best Newcomer

Martin McDonaghIn Bruges

2009

Best Film

Up

Best Director

Pete DocterUp

Best Actor

Colin FirthA Single Man George Falconer

Best Actress

Gabourey SidibePrecious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph WaltzInglourious Basterds as Col. Hans Landa

Best Supporting Actress

Mo'NiquePrecious as Mary Lee Johnston

Best Ensemble

The Hangover

Breakthrough Performance

Gabourey SidibePrecious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

2010

Best Film

Best Director

Danny Boyle127 Hours

Best Actor

Colin FirthThe King's Speech as George VI

Best Actress

Jennifer LawrenceWinter's Bone as Ree Dolly

Best Supporting Actor

Christian BaleThe Fighter as Dickie Eklund

Best Supporting Actress

Amy AdamsThe Fighter as Charlene Fleming

Best Ensemble

Winter's Bone

Breakthrough Performance

Jennifer LawrenceWinter's Bone as Ree Dolly

2011

Best Film

The Artist[2]

Best Director

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist[2]

Best Actor

Michael FassbenderShame as Brandon Sullivan[2]

Best Actress

Michelle WilliamsMy Week with Marilyn as Marilyn Monroe[2]

Best Supporting Actor

Christopher PlummerBeginners as Hal Fields[2]

Best Supporting Actress

Carey MulliganShame as Sissy Sullivan[2]

Best Ensemble

Carnage[2]

Breakthrough Performance

Jessica ChastainThe Help, Take Shelter and The Tree of Life as Celia Foote, Samantha LaForche, and Mrs. O’Brien[2]

Best Screenplay

MoneyballSteven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin[2]

Best Documentary Film

Tabloid[2]

2012

Best Film

Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director

David O. RussellSilver Linings Playbook

Best Actor

Daniel Day-LewisLincoln as Abraham Lincoln

Best Actress

Jennifer LawrenceSilver Linings Playbook as Tiffany Maxwell

Best Supporting Actor

Robert De NiroSilver Linings Playbook as Patrizio "Pat" Solitano, Sr.

Best Supporting Actress

Anne HathawayLes Misérables as Fantine

Best Ensemble

Lincoln

Breakthrough Performance

Zoe KazanRuby Sparks

Best Screenplay

Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell

Best Documentary Film

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

2013

Best Film

Her

Best Director

Alfonso CuarónGravity

Best Actor

Matthew McConaugheyDallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof

Best Actress

Brie LarsonShort Term 12 as Grace

Best Supporting Actor

Jared LetoDallas Buyers Club as Rayon

Best Supporting Actress

Scarlett JohanssonHer as Samantha (voice)

Best Ensemble

American Hustle

Breakthrough Performance

Brie LarsonShort Term 12 (actress)

Best Screenplay

Spike JonzeHer

Best Documentary Film

Stories We Tell

2014

Best Film

Boyhood

Best Director

Richard LinklaterBoyhood

Best Actor

Michael KeatonBirdman as Riggan Thomson

Best Actress

Rosamund PikeGone Girl as Amy Elliott-Dunne

Best Supporting Actor

J. K. SimmonsWhiplash as Terence Fletcher

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia ArquetteBoyhood as Olivia Evans

Best Ensemble

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (TIE)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (TIE)
Guardians of the Galaxy (TIE)

Breakthrough Performance

Damien ChazelleWhiplash (director, screenplay)

Best Screenplay

Richard LinklaterBoyhood

Best Documentary

Citizenfour

2015

Best Film

Spotlight

Best Director

George MillerMad Max: Fury Road

Best Actor

Michael CaineYouth as Fred Ballinger

Best Actress

Saoirse RonanBrooklyn as Eilis Lacey

Best Supporting Actor

Liev SchreiberSpotlight as Martin Baron

Best Supporting Actress

Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener

Best Ensemble

Spotlight

Breakthrough Performance

Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl and Ex Machina

Best Screenplay

Tom McCarthy and Josh SingerSpotlight

Best Documentary

Amy

2016

Best Film

La La Land

Best Director

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Best Actor

Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

Best Actress

Emma StoneLa La Land as Mia Dolan

Best Supporting Actor

Jeff BridgesHell or High Water as Marcus Hamilton

Best Supporting Actress

Viola DavisFences as Rose Maxson (TIE)

Greta Gerwig20th Century Women as Abbie (TIE)

Best Ensemble

20th Century Women

Breakthrough Performance

Kelly Fremon CraigThe Edge of Seventeen (director, screenplay)

Best Screenplay

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Best Documentary

O.J.: Made in America

2017

Best Film

The Florida Project

Best Director

Sean BakerThe Florida Project

Best Actor

James FrancoThe Disaster Artist as Tommy Wiseau

Best Actress

Frances McDormandThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes

Best Supporting Actor

Willem DafoeThe Florida Project as Bobby Hicks

Best Supporting Actress

Allison JanneyI, Tonya as LaVona Golden

Best Ensemble

The Post

Breakthrough Performance

Jordan PeeleGet Out (writer, director)

Best Screenplay

Martin McDonaghThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Documentary

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Best Animated Film

The Lego Batman Movie

Best Use of Music

Baby Driver

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See also

References

  1. ^ "About Us". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Detroit Film Critics Society announces awards nominees; 'Take Shelter' leads with six nods". MLive.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  3. ^ Graham, Adam (December 7, 2017). "Detroit Film Critics Society honors 'Florida Project'". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on December 7, 2017. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  • Serba, John (December 9, 2009). "My nominees for Detroit Film Critics Society movie awards". The Grand Rapids Press. Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retrieved December 28, 2009.
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