Zero Dark Thirty Wins Best Film From Two Critics Organizations

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Today the National Board of Review announced its Best of 2012 film awards winners, becoming the second critic's organization this week to name Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty as the best film of the year. The New York Film Critics Circle kicked off the awards season on Monday by awarding ZDT Best Film as well.

In addition to a Best Film award, the NBR also publishes a list of the top 10 movies of the year, which excludes its Best Film winner. Those movies are: Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Lincoln, Looper, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Promised Land, and Silver Linings Playbook.

Scroll down to see the full list of awards handed out by the NBR today.

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Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor: Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Supporting Actor: Leonardo Dicaprio, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress: Ann Dowd, Compliance

Best Original Screenplay: Rian Johnson, Looper

Best Adapted Screenplay: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Animated Feature: Wreck-It Ralph

Special Achievement In Filmmaking: Ben Affleck, Argo

Breakthrough Actor: Tom Holland, The Impossible

Breakthrough Actress: Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Best Directorial Debut: Benh Zeitlin, Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Best Foreign Language Film:  Amour

Best Documentary: Searching For Sugarman

William K. Everson Film History Award: 50 Years Of Bond Films

Best Ensemble: Les Misérables

Spotlight Award: John Goodman (Argo, Flight, ParaNorman, Trouble With The Curve)

Nbr Freedom Of Expression Award: Central Park Five

Nbr Freedom Of Expression Award: Promised Land

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Zero Dark Thirty Quotes

Can I be honest with you? I am bad fucking news. I'm not your friend. I'm not gonna help you. I'm gonna break you. Any questions?


[to Navy SEALs] Quite frankly, I didn't even want to use you guys, with your dip and velcro and all your gear bullshit. I wanted to drop a bomb. But people didn't believe in this lead enough to drop a bomb. So they're using you guys as canaries. And, in theory, if bin Laden isn't there, you can sneak away and no one will be the wiser. But bin Laden is there. And you're going to kill him for me.


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