Kenji Fujishima 2012

List of Winners
Muriels HOF
Top 10 Lists
Rules and Regulations

By day, Kenji Fujishima is a news assistant on the Global News Desk of The Wall Street Journal. By night, however, he is the editor-in-chief of In Review Online and a roving condoning and general arts enthusiast in general. His writings can be found at In Review Online, on both Slant Magazine's blog The House Next Door and Slant Magazine proper, occasionally on The Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog and on his own blog, My Life, at 24 Frames Per Second.


Best Feature-Length Film
1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. Holy Motors
3. This Is Not a Film
4. Girl Walk // All Day
5. The Deep Blue Sea
6. Tchoupitoulas
7. Two Years at Sea
8. Barbara
9. Keyhole
10. It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors
2. Denzel Washington, Flight
3. Anders Danielsen Lie, Oslo, August 31st
4. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
5. Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Anne Marsen, Girl Walk // All Day
2. Nina Hoss, Barbara
3. Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea
4. Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
5. Greta Gerwig, Damsels in Distress

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild
2. Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
3. Bruce Willis, Moonrise Kingdom
4. Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
5. James Badge Dale, Flight

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Kylie Minogue, Holy Motors
2. Ana Moreira, Tabu
3. Helen Hunt, The Sessions
4. Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises
5. Juno Temple, Killer Joe

Best Direction
1. Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom
2. Leos Carax, Holy Motors
3. Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, This Is Not a Film
4. Terence Davies, The Deep Blue Sea
5. David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis

Best Screenplay
1. Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
2. Tony Kushner, Lincoln
3. Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained 
4. David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis
5. Terence Davies, The Deep Blue Sea

Best Cinematography
1. Robert Yeoman, Moonrise Kingdom
2. Roger Deakins, Skyfall
3. Janusz Kaminski, Lincoln
4. Mihai Malaimaire Jr., The Master
5. Sean Price Williams, The Color Wheel

Best Editing
1. Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg, Zero Dark Thirty
2. Alexander Berner, Cloud Atlas
3. Gareth Evans, The Raid: Redemption
4. William Goldenberg, Argo
5. John Gurdebeke, Keyhole

Best Music
1. The Master
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. The Color Wheel
4. The Deep Blue Sea
5. Beyond the Black Rainbow

Best Cinematic Moment
1. Jafar Panahi imagines his next film in This Is Not a Film
2. Anders sitting in a coffeeshop in Oslo, August 31st
3. The motion-capture dance of actors in Holy Motors
4. The raid that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty
5. The processing scene in The Master
6. The bit of hesitation on Barbara’s face before she kisses André in Barbara
7. The Shanghai sequence in Skyfall
8. The convergence of familial issues leading to the big bet in Silver Linings Playbook
9. The Girl finding dance partners throughout Central Park at the end of Girl Walk // All Day
10. Candie’s biological explanation of slavery in Django Unchained

Best Cinematic Breakthrough
1. Matthew McConaughey
2. Kleber Mendonça Filho
3. Channing Tatum
4. Kate Lyn Sheil
5. Anne Marsen

Best Body of Work
1. Hong Sang-soo
2. Matthew McConaughey
3. Channing Tatum

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. Cosmopolis
4. Killer Joe
5. Lincoln

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 2002
1. The Son
2. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
3. Cremaster 3
4. Punch-Drunk Love
5. About Schmidt

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1987
1. King Lear
2. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story
3. The Dead
4. RoboCop
5. Yeelen

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1962
1. The Exterminating Angel
2. The Manchurian Candidate
3. Vivre sa vie
4. Le Doulos
5. Lawrence of Arabia

Special Award: Best Film of the 1970s
1. Barry Lyndon
2. Solaris
3. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
4. F for Fake
5. A Woman Under the Influence
6. The Conversation
7. Killer of Sheep
9. Dawn of the Dead
8. Mean Streets
10. The Phantom of Liberty

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