Trevor Link 2011

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Trevor Link lives and works in Washington, D.C. In addition to writing about film and music for Spectrum Culture, he also writes at his blog Journey by Frame.


Best Feature-Length Film 
1. Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
2. Melancholia (Lars von Trier)
3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher)
4. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar)
5. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz)
6. Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)
7. Le Havre (Aki Kaurismäki)
8. J. Edgar (Clint Eastwood)
9. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
10. Cold Fish (Sion Sono)

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
2. Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life
3. Michael Fassbender, Shame
4. Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris
5. Jacob Wysocki, Terri

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Kirsten Dunst, Melancholia
2. Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
3. Keira Knightley, A Dangerous Method
4. Juliette Binoche, Certified Copy
5. Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Christopher Plummer, Beginners
2. John C. Reilly, Terri
3. Vincent Cassel, A Dangerous Method
4. Albert Brooks, Drive
5. Patton Oswalt, Young Adult

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Melancholia
2. Chloë Grace Moretz, Hugo
3. Marion Cotillard, Midnight in Paris
4. Shailene Woodley, The Descendents
5. Charlotte Rampling, Melancholia

Best Direction
1. Raúl Ruiz, Mysteries of Lisbon
2. David Fincher, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
3. Lars von Trier, Melancholia
4. Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
5. Aki Kaurismäki, Le Havre

Best Screenplay 
1. Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
2. Mike Mills, Beginners
3. Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
4. Miranda July, The Future
5. Diablo Cody, Young Adult

Best Cinematography 
1. The Tree of Life
2. Mysteries of Lisbon
3. Melancholia
4. Midnight in Paris
5. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Editing
1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
2. The Tree of Life
3. Contagion
4. Martha Marcy May Marlene
5. 13 Assassins

Best Music 
1. The Tree of Life
2. Drive
3. Silver Bullets
4. Midnight in Paris
5. J. Edgar

Best Cinematic Moment 
1. Melancholia: Prologue
2. Midnight in Paris: Gil meets the Fitzgeralds 
3. Hugo: The automaton’s drawing
4. A Dangerous Method: Jung and Spielrein’s psychoanalytic session
5. 13 Assassins: “Total Massacre”
6. J. Edgar: Hoover and Tolson fight and kiss after the races
7. Weekend: Russell and Glen say farewell
8. The Future: T-shirt dance
9. The Artist: Transition to sound at the end
10. The Descendents: Scattering the ashes

Best Cinematic Breakthrough 
1. Jessica Chastain (The Tree of Life)
2. Kate Lyn Sheil (Silver Bullets)
3. Zoé Heran (Tomboy)
4. Jason Reitman (Young Adult)
5. Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive)

Best Body of Work 
1. Joe Swanberg
2. Michael Fassbender
3. Christopher Plummer
4. John C. Reilly
5. Cliff Martinez

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Weekend
2. Midnight in Paris
3. Carnage
4. Le Havre
5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Best Web-Based Criticism 

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 2001
1. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg)
2. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
3. What Times Is It There? (Tsai Ming-Liang)
4. Ali (Michael Mann)
5. Suicide Club (Sion Sono)

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1986
1. The Green Ray (Eric Rohmer)
2. Mélo (Alain Resnais)
3. Blue Velvet (David Lynch)
4. The Sacrifice (Andrei Tarkovsky)
5. Heartbreak Ridge (Clint Eastwood)

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1961
1. Viridiana (Luis Buñuel)
2. Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais)
3. The Ladies Man (Jerry Lewis)
4. Accattone (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
5. Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa)

Special Award: Best Film of the 1990s
1. The Wind Will Carry Us (Abbas Kiarostami)
2. Goodbye South, Goodbye (Hou Hsiao-Hsien)
3. A Tale of Winter (Eric Rohmer)
4. Heat (Michael Mann)
5. The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick)
6. Paris Is Burning (Jennie Livingston)
7. Autumn Tale (Eric Rohmer)
8. The Wild Reeds (André Techiné)
9. The Bridges of Madison County (Clint Eastwood)
10. Beau Travail (Claire Denis)

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