Matt Noller 2012

List of Winners
Muriels HOF
Top 10 Lists
Rules and Regulations

Matt Noller is soon to complete law-school studies. He is not a critic, though at various points he has contributed to The House Next Door, Slant Magazine, and In Review Online. He appreciates being kept around this long.


Best Feature-Length Film
1. Tabu
2. Cosmopolis
3. The Master
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. The Loneliest Planet
6. It’s Such a Beautiful Day
7. Holy Motors
8. The Turin Horse
9. Looper
10. The Deep Blue Sea

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
2. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
3. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors
4. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
5. Clarke Peters, Red Hook Summer

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea
2. Michelle Williams, Take This Waltz
3. Hani Furstenberg, The Loneliest Planet
4. Rosemarie DeWitt, Your Sister’s Sister
5. Ann Dowd, Compliance

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe
2. Scoot McNairy, Killing Them Softly
3. Chris Pratt, The Five-Year Engagement
4. Simon Russell Beale, The Deep Blue Sea
5. Bruce Willis, Moonrise Kingdom

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Sarah Gadon, Cosmopolis
2. Alice de Lencquesaing, Polisse
3. Frances McDormand, Promised Land
4. Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
5. Sarah Silverman, Take This Waltz

Best Direction
1. Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master
2. Don Hertzfeldt, It’s Such a Beautiful Day
3. Bela Tarr, The Turin Horse
4. Leos Carax, Holy Motors
5. Miguel Gomes, Tabu

Best Screenplay
1. Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
2. Julia Loktev, The Loneliest Planet
3. David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis
4. Tony Kushner, Lincoln
5. Don Hertzfeldt, It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Best Cinematography
1. Gökhan Tiryaki, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
2. Fred Keleman, The Turin Horse
3. Mihai Malaimare Jr., The Master
4. Florian Hoffmeister, The Deep Blue Sea
5. Caroline Champetier & Yves Cape, Holy Motors

Best Editing
1. Leslie Jones & Peter McNulty, The Master
2. Don Hertzfeldt, It’s Such a Beautiful Day
3. Steven Soderbergh (as Mary Ann Bernard), Haywire
4. Bob Ducsay, Looper
5. Ronald Sanders, Cosmopolis

Best Music
1. Jonny Greenwood, The Master
2. Mihály Vig, The Turin Horse
3. Howard Shore & Metric, Cosmopolis
4. Alexandre Desplat, Moonrise Kingdom
5. Jeremy Schmidt, Beyond the Black Rainbow

Best Cinematic Moment
1. Processing round one, The Master
2. The first shot, The Turin Horse
3. Kylie’s song, Holy Motors
4. Subway sing-a-long, The Deep Blue Sea
5. On the beach, Moonrise Kingdom
6. Entr’acte, Holy Motors
7. Trashing the hotel room, Haywire
8. Caesarean section, Prometheus
9. “Video Killed the Radio Star,” Take This Waltz
10. The afterparty, Cabin in the Woods

Best Cinematic Breakthrough 
1. Kara Hayward, Moonrise Kingdom
2. Scoot McNairy, Killing Them Softly
3. Channing Tatum, 21 Jump Street & Magic Mike
4. Pierce Gagnon, Looper
5. Alex Ross Perry & Carlen Altman, The Color Wheel

Best Body of Work
1. Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe & Magic Mike & Bernie
2. Hong Sang-soo, The Day He Arrives & In Another Country & Oki’s Movie
3. Steven Soderbergh, Haywire & Magic Mike
4. Emily Blunt, Your Sister’s Sister & The Five-Year Engagement & Looper
5. Channing Tatum, 21 Jump Street & Magic Mike & Haywire

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. The Master
3. Django Unchained
4. Cosmopolis
5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 2002
1. 25th Hour (dir. Spike Lee)
2. Gerry (dir. Gus Van Sant)
3. Irreversible (dir. Gaspar Noé)
4. Punch-Drunk Love (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)
5. Adaptation (dir. Spike Jonze)

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1987
1. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (dir. Todd Haynes)
2. Broadcast News (dir. James L. Brooks)
3. King Lear (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
4. Raising Arizona (dir. Joel Coen)
5. Under Satan’s Sun (dir. Maurice Pialat)

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1962
1. Vivre sa vie (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
2. Cléo from 5 to 7 (dir. Agnès Varda)
3. The Manchurian Candidate (dir. John Frankenheimer)
4. The Trial of Joan of Arc (dir. Robert Bresson)
5. Knife in the Water (dir. Roman Polanski)

Special Award: Best Film of the 1970s
1. Days of Heaven (dir. Terrence Malick)
2. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (dir. Werner Herzog)
3. Manhattan (dir. Woody Allen)
4. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (dir. Chantal Akerman)
5. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
6. Chinatown (dir. Roman Polanski)
7. Eraserhead (dir. David Lynch)
8. Dawn of the Dead (dir. George A Romero)
9. The Godfather: Part II (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
10. Nashville (dir. Robert Altman)

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