Scott Von Doviak 2012

List of Winners
Muriels HOF
Top 10 Lists
Rules and Regulations

Scott Von Doviak writes about pop culture for The A.V. Club, Slant, and Rocker Magazine, among others. He is the author of Hick Flicks: The Rise and Fall of Redneck Cinema (McFarland & Co.), the rollicking, definitive history of hixploitation cinema, as well as If You Like The Terminator and the forthcoming Stephen King on Film FAQ, both from Hal Leonard Books. He is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, and now lives in Austin, TX with his spirit animal Maury the Wonder Chibeagle.


Best Feature-Length Film
1. Killing Them Softly
2. Beasts of the Southern Wild
3. Holy Motors
4. Django Unchained
5. Killer Joe
6. Argo
7. The Master
8. Paul Williams Still Alive
9. Looper
10. Bernie

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
2. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors
3. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
4. Brad Pitt, Killing Them Softly
5. Anders Danielsen Lie, Oslo August 31

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
2. Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
3. Hani Furstenberg, The Loneliest Planet
4. Emily Blunt, Your Sister’s Sister
5. Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe
2. Samuel L. Jackson, Django Unchained
3. Alan Arkin, Argo
4. Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
5. Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises
2. Amy Adams, The Master
3. Shirley Maclaine, Bernie
4. Emily Blunt, Looper
5. Juno Temple, Killer Joe

Best Direction
1. Andrew Dominik, Killing Them Softly
2. Leos Carax, Holy Motors
3. Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
4. Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
5. Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master

Best Screenplay
1. Killing Them Softly
2. Django Unchained
3. Looper
4. Argo
5. Bernie

Best Cinematography
1. The Master
2. Django Unchained
3. Holy Motors
4. Killing Them Softly
5. Skyfall

Best Editing
1. Holy Motors
2. Zero Dark Thirty
3. Looper
4. Killing Them Softly
5. The Dark Knight Rises

Best Music
1. Django Unchained
2. Shut Up and Play the Hits
3. Searching for Sugar Man
4. Skyfall
5. The Dark Knight Rises

Best Cinematic Moment
2. Abbottabad raid, Zero Dark Thirty
4. Pitt has drinks with Gandolfini, Killing Them Softly
5. Rodriguez performs in South Africa, Searching for Sugar Man
7. The Incident, The Loneliest Planet
8. End of “Amateur Night” segment, V/H/S
9. Rolling apple, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Best Cinematic Breakthrough
1. Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
2. Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
3. Joachim Trier (Oslo, August 31)
4. Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow)

Best Body of Work
1. Matthew McConaughey (Bernie, Killer Joe, Magic Mike)
2. Richard Jenkins (Killing Them Softly, Cabin in the Woods)
3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper, The Dark Knight Rises)
4. Steven Soderbergh (Haywire, Magic Mike)
5. Joss Whedon (Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers)

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Argo 
2. Killing Them Softly
3. Django Unchained
4. Bernie
5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 2002
1. Gangs of New York
2. 24 Hour Party People
3. Adaptation
4. City of God
5. The Weather Underground

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1987
1. Full Metal Jacket
2. Raising Arizona
3. Robocop
4. Barfly
5. Near Dark

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1962
1. The Manchurian Candidate
2. Ride the High Country
3. Le Doulos
4. Lolita
5. Cape Fear

Special Award: Best Film of the 1970s
1. McCabe and Mrs. Miller
2. The Godfather, Part II
3. Jaws
4. The Friends of Eddie Coyle
5. Apocalypse Now
6. Taxi Driver
7. Annie Hall
8. Deliverance
9. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
10. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

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