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Argo Wins Best Picture at Critics' Choice Awards

January 11, 2013  |  11:25am
<i>Argo</i> Wins Best Picture at Critics' Choice Awards

The 18th annual Critics’ Choice Awards aired last night on the CW.

Ben Affleck won Best Director and Argo won Best Picture. Even better, Affleck started his acceptance speech by thanking the academy, then saying, “I’m kidding, this is the one that counts.”

Another win included Quvenzhane Wallis for Best Young Actor/Actress for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild. She proceeded to take out a list on her pink iPhone and “thank God” for all of her blessings and “the film critics for this award.”

Other winners included Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence for Best Actress and Best Actress in a comedy, respectively. Although Lincoln had a whopping 13 nominations, the film only took home two awards: Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis and Best Adapted Screenplay for Tony Kushner. Quentin Tarantino won Best Original Screenplay for Django Unchained.

See a full list of the winners below.

Best Picture: Argo
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Young Actor/Actress: Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Acting Ensemble: Silver Linings Playbook
Director: Ben Affleck, Argo
Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
Adapted Screenplay: Tony Kushner, Lincoln
Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi
Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood/Katie Spencer, Anna Karenina
Editing: William Goldenberg/Dylan Tichenor, Zero Dark Thirty
Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina
Makeup: Cloud Atlas
Visual Effects: Life of Pi
Animated Feature: Wreck-It Ralph
Action Movie: Skyfall
Actor in an Action Movie: Daniel Craig, Skyfall
Actress in an Action Movie: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Comedy: Silver Linings Playbook
Actor in a Comedy: Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Actress in a Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: Looper
Foreign Language Film: Amour
Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugarman
Song: “Skyfall” – Adele
Score: John Williams, Lincoln

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