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The Social Network Wins Best Picture at Critics Choice Awards

The Critics' Choice Awards were last night, and, obviously, The Social Network took home the bulk of the top prizes, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Score. But Inception took the lead, with six awards, though most were for technical achievements. A visibly pregnant Natalie Portman won Best Actress for Black Swan, and Colin Firth won Best Actor for The King's Speech. In her acceptance speech, Portman told director Darren Aronofsky, "You made me skinny and you're indirectly responsible for making me fat because you introduced me to my love," she said, referring to her fiancé and the film's choreographer, Benjamin Millepied, a story she has been using a lot lately. More winners, below:


Best Picture
The Social Network

Best Actor
Colin Firth, The King's Speech

Best Actress
Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter

Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Best Young Actor
Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit

Best Acting Ensemble
The Fighter

Best Director
David Fincher, The Social Network

Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler, The King's Speech

Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Cinematography
Wally Pfister, Inception

Best Animated Feature
Toy Story 3

Best Comedy
Easy A

Best Documentary
Waiting for Superman

[BFCA via HR]

Photo: NYM